Russia sends written response to United States over Ukraine

Russia has given the United States a written response to its letter on the crisis of Ukraine, which threatens to unleash a new conflict in Europe, a US official said on Monday.

“We confirm that we have received a written response from RussiaSaid a spokesman for US diplomacy without specifying the content, a few hours after a phone call between the foreign ministers of both countries.

“We believe that it will not be productive to negotiate in public, so we will have Russia talk about his response if he wants to,” he added. “We remain fully committed to dialogue to resolve these issues and will continue to consult closely with our allies and partners, including Ukraine.”

This response comes on the eve of a telephone conversation between the US Secretary of State, Antony Blink, and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov.

Actually, the Russian letter is an answer to an answer.

US sent a letter to Russia last week in response to treaty proposals reached in mid-December by Moscow for your security requirements.

Westerners accuse Russia of concentrating more than 100,000 soldiers on the Ukrainian border for a possible invasion.

The Kremlin He assured that he did not intend to attack, but asked for formal security “guarantees”, that Ukraine would never join NATO and that the Atlantic Alliance would return to the military deployment it had at its door in 1997. .

The United States and NATO rejected these claims last Wednesday, but Washington it left the door open for negotiations on other issues, such as the deployment of missiles or reciprocal restrictions on military exercises.

Blinken and Lavrov will talk about it on Tuesday.


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