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Biden on Putin’s "Christmas truce": He was willing to bomb on New Year’s Eve

Thursday, 5 January 2023, 19:16
Biden on Putin’s Christmas truce: He was willing to bomb on New Year’s Eve

Joe Biden, the President of the United States, has commented on Vladimir Putin's statement on the announcement of the so-called "truce" from 12:00 on 6 January to 24:00 on 7 January.

Source: Voice of America

Quote: "I'm reluctant to respond to anything that Putin says. I found it interesting that he was willing to bomb hospitals, kindergartens and churches... on 25 December and on New Year's Eve."


Details: In his opinion, Putin is trying to "find some oxygen".


  •  On January 5, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered that Sergei Shoigu, the Minister of Defence of Russia, implement a ceasefire for Christmas.
  • Mykhailo Podolyak, Advisor to the Head of the President's Office, stressed that a "temporary truce" could begin when a Russian aggressor leaves the territory of Ukraine.
  • Oleksii Danilov, Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine, said that Ukraine would not hold any negotiations with Russia regarding the so-called Christmas ceasefire.

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