Media: At previous meeting with Surkov, Volker wanted to learn if Russia was ready to resolve the Donbas conflict
On October 7, a meeting between the US Department of State’s Special Representative for Ukraine, Kurt Volker, and Russian Presidential Aide Vladislav Surkov took place in Belgrade. However, the details of the meeting had remained unknown- until now.
The publication LB.ua, citing sources in diplomatic circles, has reported that the meeting itself consisted of three elements. First, lunch; further, a tête-à-tête, which lasted more than an hour; and, finally, communication with members of their delegations.
During the negotiations, Surkov tried to focus on the details, while Volker was interested in two key points: first, if Russia was ready to move in principle …read more