June 18, 2014 15:37
Russian, French foreign ministers discuss Ukraine, preparation of UN SC resolution
MOSCOW. June 18 (Interfax) - Preparation of the draft of a possible resolution by the United Nations to settle of the Ukrainian crisis was discussed by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his French counterpart Laurent Fabius.
"Lavrov's telephone conversation with Fabius took place on the French initiative," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement posted on its website.
"The discussion focused on the situation in Ukraine. The Russian side stressed the urgent need for swift prevention of bloodshed in this country," the ministry said.
"The ministers also discussed issues concerning the preparation at the UN SC of a possible resolution based on the Russian draft aimed at settling the Ukrainian crisis," the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
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