According to RIA Novosti, he expressed the opinion that the difficulties of the upcoming winter increase the importance of achieving peace and it is necessary to close the factors that could "lead to escalation."

“We must not block the channels of communication, we must maintain the possibility of at least strategic communication with the Russians, even knowing that the essence of these communications cannot be brought closer to how it was before,” Szijjártó said.

Earlier, Foreign Policy reported that the United States is forced to choose between new arms supplies to Kyiv and the risk of escalating relations with Moscow.