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Ramstein-17, U.S. gives signal to Putin and Trump's peace plan for Ukraine - Wednesday brief

Ramstein-17, U.S. gives signal to Putin and Trump's peace plan for Ukraine - Wednesday brief Photo: Collage by RBC-Ukraine

The Ukraine Defense Contact Group - Ramstein group - has already held its 17th meeting. Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin opened the negotiations with assurance to further assist Ukraine and sent a clear message to Russian president Vladimir Putin.

For more details on what happened on Wednesday, November 22, refer to the material by RBC-Ukraine.

Ramstein-17 preliminary results: Air defense coalition and continuous support

On November 22, 2023, Ukraine's allies met again in the Ramstein format. The focus was on strengthening Ukrainian air defense and providing assistance to the troops on the front.

RBC-Ukraine analyzed key statements and the preliminary results of the 17th Ramstein meeting.

The UAF confirms a deadly strike on the 810th Russian brigade during an award ceremony

The Ukrainian Armed Forces have officially confirmed a strike on the Russian occupiers of the 810th Marine Infantry Brigade.

According to Russian propagandists, as a result of a successful strike, several dozen Russian terrorists were eliminated, while around a hundred sustained serious injuries.

During Ramstein, Lloyd Austin sends clear signal to Putin

During the latest meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group, its participants sent a clear signal to Russian dictator Vladimir Putin.

"We refuse to let the shape of global security be dictated by autocrats who rely on repression by force at home and coercion by force abroad," said U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.

G20 summit: Biden and Xi skip summit, Putin makes cynical statement on war in Ukraine

On November 22, 2023, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted a virtual summit of G20 leaders. Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Joe Biden skipped the meeting.

Meanwhile, Russian dictator Vladimir Putin, during his speech at the G20 summit, made a new cynical statement regarding Ukraine. He mentioned "negotiations," emphasizing that the Kremlin "had not given up on them."

In addition, during the summit, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz personally called on Russian dictator Vladimir Putin to stop the war and withdraw troops from Ukraine.

Israel-Hamas war: Ceasefire and hostage release plan agreed

The Israeli government approved a deal to release hostages kidnapped in the Gaza Strip. An agreement between the parties was reached regarding a pause in fighting and the release of some of the hostages.

The plan was supposed to start being implemented on Thursday. However, the deal was delayed, and won't happen before Friday.

Trump's peace plan for Ukraine - Zelenskyy responds

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has expressed his readiness to review the peace plan of former U.S. President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly claimed that he "could get a peace deal very quickly" for Ukraine. However, if it involves territorial concessions, it will not lead to peace.

"Yes, we can stop this war if we give to Russia Donbas and Crimea. It is not a peace plan," Zelenskyy noted.