The negotiations that finally brought peace to Northern Ireland could provide some useful pointers as to how to end the war in Ukraine.
The EU must play the biggest role in ending the war in Ukraine. Peace negotiators should take a systematic approach that focuses first on where there is likely to be agreement.
The previous, Minsk II agreement has failed to bring peace for seven years.
It is worthwhile trying to see current Ukraine-Russia tensions from a Russian perspective. Moscow has hardly gone out of its way to look for compromise and good will, but neither has Kyiv.