May 06, 2014 21:56
Ukraine welcomes Germany's proposal for second round of Geneva meeting - Ukrainian foreign minister
KYIV. May 6 (Interfax) - Ukraine is open for dialogue and welcomes Germany's proposal regarding holding a second round of the Geneva meetings, acting Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andriy Deshchytsya said.
Deshchytsya met in Vienna with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry information policy department said in a statement. "During the meeting most attention was paid to the issue of further prospects of de-escalating the situation in southern and eastern regions of Ukraine. Deshchytsya said in response to the proposal of the German party to hold a second stage of the Geneva meeting that Ukraine is always ready for constructive dialogue in the interests of Ukrainian people," the document said.
As to steps of the Ukrainian government to implement the Geneva agreements of April 17, "if all parties, firstly Russia, make as much effort as possible to fulfill the existing Geneva document, this should be enough for comprehensive situation de-escalation in southern and eastern regions of Ukraine," Deshchytsya said.
Steinmeier gave positive assessments to Ukraine's actions to implement the Geneva agreements and assured of support for holding unscheduled elections in Ukraine on May 25, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
April 30, 2016
Kyiv says two Ukrainian troops killed in Donbas in past 24 hours
Kudrin becomes deputy chairman of Russian presidential Economic Council (Part 2)
Russian Defense Ministry reports on provocations carried out by militants in Syria's Hama, Latakia provinces
Russian Defense Ministry: Russian, Syrian warplanes did not strike on opposition units that had joined reconciliation process
Kudrin becomes deputy chairman of Russian presidential Economic Council
Russian Defense Ministry: 83 residential communities have joined reconciliation process in Syria
Russian Defense Ministry: three instances of ceasefire violation in Syria recorded in city of Aleppo over past 24 hours
Silence regime is currently observed in northern part of Syria's Latakia province, Damascus suburb - Russian Defense Ministry
Russia, U.S. set up round-the-clock monitoring of silence regime in Syria - Russian Defense Ministry
Over 280 bln rubles invested into chemical weapons destruction facilities in Russia - state commission chairman Babich
MORTAR SHELLING BY MILITANTS OF AREA NEAR MOSQUE IN SYRIA'S ALEPPO LEAVES 15 CIVILIANS DEAD, OVER 50 INJURED - RUSSIAN DEFENSE MINISTRY
JABHAT AL-NUSRA MILITANTS CARRY OUT PROVOCATIONS AGAINST CIVILIANS, GOVT TROOPS IN SYRIAN PROVINCES OF HAMA, LATAKIA - RUSSIAN DEFENSE MINISTRY
RUSSIAN, SYRIAN WARPLANES CARRIED OUT NO AIRSTRIKES ON OPPOSITION UNITS THAT HAVE JOINED RECONCILIATION PROCESS - RUSSIAN DEFENSE MINISTRY
NUMBER OF SYRIAN RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES THAT HAVE JOINED RECONCILIATION PROCESS REACHES 83 - RUSSIAN DEFENSE MINISTRY