Berlusconi names only person with peaceful solution to Ukraine conflict — RT World News

No person apart from the Pope and Holy See is suggesting a tranquil resolution to the ongoing preventing, the former Italian PM lamented

The environment is shelling out “an unsustainable price” for the ongoing conflict among Russia and Ukraine, said former Italian Primary Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Wednesday, calling for additional exertion to be manufactured to locate a way to end the hostilities.

At present acting as the leader of the Forza Italia get together, Berlusconi instructed newspaper Corriere della Sera that though his state remains on the side of the West, of Europe, and of NATO, he is however upset that “no a single, besides the Pope and the Holy See, has answers top to a tranquil resolution of the conflict.”

He extra that the battling in Ukraine, which has entered its eleventh thirty day period, is costing “life, struggling and financial destruction” and provides a price tag to the total planet. 

The Vatican, where by the pontiff’s jurisdiction is known as the Holy See, has on several events named for a tranquil close to the combating and has expressed readiness to aid negotiations among Moscow and Kiev. Past 12 months, Pope Francis called on President Vladimir Putin to halt Russia’s armed forces procedure in Ukraine, and urged his Ukrainian counterpart, Vladimir Zelensky, to be “open up to critical proposals for peace.”


Pope calls Ukraine conflict a ‘global war’

The Pope did confess very last month, having said that, that the combating in Ukraine is probable to final for a lengthy time for the reason that “there are lots of fingers stirring the war pot” and that he does not see an finish to it in the in close proximity to long term as the conflict has progressed into a “worldwide war.”

As for Berlusconi, this isn’t the initially time he has referred to as for a tranquil resolution to the Ukrainian conflict he has consistently urged the two sides to cease hostilities at any time since Moscow introduced its armed forces procedure in late February last yr. He has even made available to act as a mediator in talks among Russia and Ukraine.

Back again in October, Berlusconi also proposed a way to get the two sides to come to an settlement, suggesting that Ukraine could be far more inclined to negotiate with Russia if the West stopped supplying it with weapons and rather only promised Kiev “hundreds of billions of bucks” in get to rebuild the nation. He also recommended that Ukraine understand Crimea as Russian territory and referred to as for new referendums to be held in Donbass with the involvement of Western observers.

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