Amid rapidly mounting international pressure, particularly from the West, Russia has now agreed to work out a tentative plan with Ukraine to end the war if Kyiv declares neutrality and accepts limits on its armed forces. does. The 15-point draft deal also includes a ceasefire and the withdrawal of Russian forces if Kyiv abandons NATO membership ambitions and accepts limits on its armed forces, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. The proposed deal, which Ukrainian and Russian negotiators discussed in full for the first time during recent rounds of talks, would involve Kyiv abandoning its ambitions to join NATO, the FT quoted three people involved in the discussions as saying. Told. The deal also calls on Ukraine to promise not to host foreign military bases or weapons in exchange for protection from allies such as the US, Britain and Turkey. The report raises hopes of a possible breakthrough three weeks after the Russian offensive, as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said talks were becoming “more realistic”.