In call with Putin, Brazil’s Lula defends proposal for peace talks

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva defended his proposal for peace talks involving both Russia and Ukraine in a call with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, according to a statement from Brazil’s presidential palace on Monday.

Lula’s special advisor Celso Amorim has already signed, along with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, a statement calling for negotiations “recognized by both Russia and Ukraine.”

(Reporting by Peter Frontini; Editing by David Alire Garcia)


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