MOSCOW, June 19. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has voiced fears over the Kiev authorities’ attempts to substitute a national dialogue with the suppression of protests.
Lavrov and his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier discussed the situation in Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry says.
“During the meeting, Lavrov emphasized the need to immediately stop violence in the country’s south-east and start a nationwide dialogue,” the ministry says.
“Russia expressed concern over the Kiev authorities’ attempts to substitute a national dialogue with the equal participation of all regions with the suppression of protests in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions,” the ministry says.