Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart Anthony Blinken made a small difference at a dinner at the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
During the December 1 snack, the issue of Ukraine, which has been a sensitive topic between Moscow and Washington for some time, was discussed and presumably did not take place in a cordial atmosphere, as the responsibility of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was stressed the day before. before Russia. You pay for itIf Ukraine attacked.
And Lavrov spoke at dinner, according to Bloomberg sources, about it
What led to Independence Square in Kiev and the persecution of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych was nothing more than a coup.
He added that NATO and the European Union are seeking to suppress the opposition and intimidate Russia.
Blinken responded by saying that Yanukovych’s army had shot dead more than 100 peaceful protesters and NATO’s defensive. Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba agreed.
It was said that all this happened in the simplest part of diplomacy.
The next day, Russian foreign spokeswoman Maria Zharova described the rumors that Blinken and Kuleba had returned Lavrov well, adding that the foreign ministers were embroiled in controversy because Washington claims
Russia early next year Invade against Ukraine.
According to the Washington paper, Moscow will do so in three steps with 175,000 troops:
- from the south, isolating Ukraine from the sea;
- from the east, through the separatist regions of eastern Ukraine;
- From the north they marched against Kiev to bring the Ukrainian leadership to its knees.
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