Through a letter sent to the First Lady of Ukraine, Olena ZelenskaBritish musician Roger Waters suggests Kyiv stop “adding fuel” to the fires of war with Russia and did not request weapons from the Western powers, and urged the Ukrainian government to Reach an agreement with the separate republics of Donetsk and Luhansky, “Help me persuade our leaders to stop the killing,” he asked.
The letter from the founding bassist of Pink Floyd was sent to the wife of the Ukrainian president Vladimir Zelensky Last weekend, after speaking in a televised report for the BBC about the need to “Aid to Ukraine” In the conflict that began at the beginning of the year.
“If by ‘support for Ukraine’ you mean that the West continues to supply arms to the forces of the Kyiv government, I fear you may be tragically mistaken.”The artist wrote to him what a clear question on Zelensky’s policy in alliance with the United States and Europe.
Waters then questioned the alliance between Kyiv and the White House: “Adding fuel to fire in the form of weapons never worked before to shorten a war in the past, and it will no longer work”, especially when “most firewood is launched from Washington DC”.
Questions were sent to Olenna at a time when her particular way of making the conflict visible has echoed: posing for Vogue magazine with her husband next to the army guarding the presidential residence. idle business The images put the woman in the foreground who, then, devoted herself to giving interviews to refer to the war after the Russian invasion.
In one of the previous interviews, Zelenska again spoke about the conflict and for this reason, Waters wrote to her and invited her to cooperate to achieve “peace in Ukraine”. held at “Maybe we’ll have to find different routes” to find a way out of the war and shed some light on which he included Zelensky’s harsh criticism,
it reminded him that the electoral platform that led to his election For that position in 2019 he had promised “End the civil war in the East and bring peace to Donbass and partial autonomy to Donetsk and Lugansk”, and also “ratification and implementation” Minsk Agreement 2,
However, there were “factions” that “He persuaded your husband to change that course completely”As well as “crossing the many red lines that were clearly set by its neighbors in the Russian Federation”.
“Wouldn’t it be better to demand the implementation of your husband’s election promises and put an end to this deadly war?”He asked. “If I’m wrong, please help me understand how,” said the musician and invited him to “persuade our leaders to stop the slaughter.”