He noted that all his actions in the negotiations were coordinated to the smallest detail with the United States, Germany and France.

“They broke off negotiations,” Bennett said, according to RIA Novosti.

According to him, at some point the West decided, instead of negotiations, to "smash Russian President Vladimir Putin."

As Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov noted, no one is trying to convince Kyiv of the need to return to negotiations with Moscow.

Dmitry Polyansky, First Deputy Russian Permanent Representative to the UN, stressed that the longer Western countries delay the start of the negotiation process, the worse the outcome for Ukraine will be.