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US, Russia kick Ukraine can down the road

Posted by seumasach on March 16, 2014

“The MFA statement also gave the impression that Washington is receptive to the deep anxiety felt in Moscow regarding the ascendancy of ultranationalist Ukrainian groups.” 
“Lavrov sought Washington’s intervention with the authorities in Kiev to curb these radical groups and Kerry apparently responded that the US was acting and its efforts would yield results. Lavrov and Kerry agreed to maintain further “working contacts” on Ukraine.”


Indian Punchline

15th March, 2014

As I wrote in my blog earlier, contrary to the media reports to the effect that the five-hour meeting between the foreign ministers of Russia and the United States in London on Thursday regarding the Ukraine crisis had floundered, the two diplomats have opened a track of serious negotiations.

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