"With regard to Ukraine, as for all nations, we continue to reaffirm our respect for sovereignty, political independence, and territorial integrity. We reiterate our call for compliance with the UN Charter and international law. We underline the importance of an immediate cessation of hostilities and creating an enabling environment for peaceful resolution. We support the efforts of the UN Secretary-General in the search for a peaceful solution," the statement said.
The parties also pointed out the need to facilitate rapid, safe and unhindered access to humanitarian assistance for those in need in Ukraine, as well as to ensure the protection of civilians, humanitarian personnel and vulnerable people.
In February, many embassies suspended the work in Ukraine amid the threat of a Russian military offensive.
Local residents are also reporting about the loud sounds. There are no comments of the regional officials.
The Russian territories bordering Ukraine regularly come under attacks from Ukraine since the withdrawal of the Russian troops from the Kiev and Chernihiv regions in early April.
"I have great sympathy for [Ukraine]. I want them to succeed. But I don’t want them to succeed in the process of bankrupting our country," Paul said on Friday in an interview on WMAL.
Passing the legislation would bring the total amount sent by the US to Ukraine over the last two months to nearly $54 billion. That level of spending on a foreign issue while taxpayers struggle to buy gas, groceries and baby formula is a "slap in the face," Paul said on Thursday via Twitter.
Paul also said that his oath of office is to the US Constitution and not any foreign nation.
"During our visit to Kiev, I also had a meeting with Zelenskyy. He thanked Turkey for its constructive and balanced attitude, as well as support that Turkey provides to Ukraine. Zelensky stressed that they have full confidence in Turkey. In addition, Zelensky confirmed that he is ready to meet with Putin through the mediation of our president", Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said in an interview with Turkiye Gazetesi newspaper.
"We are following the process. But we do not have a positive opinion on this matter. Because before that, there was a mistake in connection with Greece. You are aware of Greece's behavior in the alliance towards Turkey ... The Scandinavian countries have a habit of showing 'hospitality' to terrorists, letting them into parliament. Therefore, we cannot look positively at this yet", Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters.
"Gazprom supplies natural gas to various consumers in Europe, including countries that are NATO members. And Gazprom has repeatedly demonstrated its reliability as a company that supplies energy resources to the European continent. Therefore, most likely, these reports are just another media hoax", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.