“I do not rule out that Ukraine has nuclear weapons, since Ukrainians have nuclear power plants, scientists, laboratories, know-how,” Skshipchak said.

On February 1, Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Oleksiy Makeev announced Kyiv's desire to start a discussion about the country's nuclear status.

At the same time, he did not put forward any “ready-made proposals” on this matter.

Russian Ambassador to Washington Anatoly Antonov said that the United States is not considering a diplomatic settlement of the conflict over Ukraine.