High Level Ukraine Meeting Between Russia And The USA
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov announced that they are in contact between Russia and the US at the level of senior officials. Expressing that the increasing tension with Ukraine was discussed during the meeting, Ryabkov said that Russia’s military activity at the border is not alarming and that the reason for this is Ukraine.
“We are in contact with the Americans, this is happening at a high level. If our American colleagues were concerned about this, it would really help stabilize the situation.” he said and
Ryabkov stated that Ukraine will respond to new sanctions.
TENSION ON THE UKRAINE-RUSSIA BORDER
In his speech to the parliament on March 30, Ukrainian Chief of General Staff Ruslan Homchak stated that Russia was sending troops near the borders of Ukraine. Regarding the solution of the crisis in the Donbas region, the Trilateral Contact Group, consisting of Russia, Ukraine and the OSCE, had made a comprehensive ceasefire decision on 27 July 2020.
More than 13,000 people have lost their lives in the conflict between the pro-Russian separatists, who declared their so-called independence in the region, and the Kiev administration since 2014.
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