Lavrov calls UN peacekeepers in the Donbas ‘occupying forces’
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov considers US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker’s statement on the mandatory withdrawal of Russian troops from the Donbas to contradict the efforts of the Normandy format countries.
“There is a way forward: it is an unswerving, conscientious implementation of the Minsk agreements. This has long been carefully handled by the assistants of our leaders in the Normandy format, who agree on a ‘road map’ that synchronizes steps that increase security with steps that lead to a political settlement. This work is ongoing, and I very much hope that the statements of Mr. Volker, which directly …read more