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MOSCOW, April 19, /ITAR-TASS/. Russia is ready to offer most wide support in settlement of the Ukrainian political crisis, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said during a meeting with Ukraine’s presidential candidate Oleg Tsarev, the Russian foreign ministry reports on Saturday.
“The Russian side stressed the issues of settlement of the inner political crisis should be solved by Ukrainians themselves in close contact with the OSCE special monitoring mission. Russia is ready to offer in this a most wide support,” the foreign ministry said.
Oleg Tsarev, in his turn, stressed importance of direct contacts with Kiev’s authorities to be able to explain positions of Ukraine’s east and south regarding the problems the Ukrainian society had been facing.
“He expressed hope that after the meeting in Geneva on April 17 the sides would be able to reach mutually acceptable solutions and to undertake certain measures to de-escalate the tension and restore security in the country’s all regions,” the Russian foreign ministry said.
Karasin and Tsarev had a meeting in Moscow on April 18.
Earlier, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin confirmed during a Q&A session Russia was ready to be working with all participants in the election process in Ukraine.