Russian President Vladimir Putin will not make peace in Ukraine until the results of the US presidential election in November 2024.
This was reported by Reuters with reference to an anonymous high-ranking official of the US State Department.
The official made his statement amid fears that a potential victory for former US President Donald Trump could undermine Western support for Ukraine.
It is reported that a senior State Department official, after a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels, said at a briefing for journalists that the Alliance reaffirmed its support for Ukraine, knowing that a peace agreement in 2024 was unlikely.
"I expect that," the anonymous official said.
He also answered the question of whether this is his personal opinion or the position of the American government. Yes, the official said it was a "widely held opinion."
He added that at the NATO meeting on November 28, "it was in this context that all allies expressed strong support for Ukraine."
By the way, according to Vadym Denysenko, head of the Institute for the Future, Putin is actually afraid of a war of attrition, and it is important for him to end the war against Ukraine before the US elections.
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