June 23, 2014 10:33
Lavrov, German FM discuss Ukrainian gas problem, Kyiv-southeast dialogue
MOSCOW. June 23 (Interfax) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier pointed out the need for a fair solution of the Russian-Ukrainian gas dispute in a telephone conversation on Sunday, the Russian Foreign Ministry reports.
"The foreign ministers of Russia and Germany also mentioned the role held by the OSCE in building up confidence between the conflicting sides in Ukraine, the need for a fair solution to "the gas problem" and the soonest launch of consultations between Moscow, Kyiv and Brussels for analyzing the implications of the pending conclusion of the Ukraine-EU association agreement," the ministry said in a report posted on its website on Monday.
"They stressed the need to achieve lasting ceasefire at the current stage as an obligatory condition for practical steps towards a dialogue between the Kyiv authorities and representatives of the protesters in southeastern Ukraine," the ministry said.
It underscored the ministers' agreement to maintain close contact regarding the aforementioned and other issues.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at email@example.com)
April 25, 2017
All parties to Iranian nuclear deal reaffirm adherence to their obligations' implementation in Vienna - Russian Foreign Ministry
Russian, Serbian defense ministers discuss Serbian troops' participation in demining in Syria
Bill simplifying obtaining Russian citizenship, in particular for DPR, LPR residents submitted to Duma
Federation Council suggests waiting for investigation findings about who behind St. Pete metro bombing (Part 2)
Luhansk, Kyiv open criminal case on terror attack following OSCE SMM car blast in Donbas
Russian Foreign Ministry highlights danger of undermining confidence to media in world amid advanced IT usage by terrorists
Federation Council suggests waiting for investigation findings about who behind St. Pete metro bombing
FAS clears Otkritie to acquire Lukoil's diamond miner
UN should work out basic parameters of strategy to combat fake news, disinformation - Russian Foreign Ministry
Main indexes of the Russia stock market for April 25
Ruble moderately lower against dollar, euro as oil resumes decline
MICEX closes near 2,000 pts on global optimism, ruble weakening
Before TransContainer sale, RZD business model, GEFCO's role must be determined - Dvorkovich