ROME, December 15. /TASS/. Relations must be developing only on mutually equal basis and attempts to exert pressure on Russia has no perspectives whatsoever, Russian Foreign Ministry stated on Monday after the meeting of ministry’s head Sergey Lavrov with US Secretary General John Kerry in Italy’s Rome.
“The necessity of the consecutive implementation of the Minsk agreements and the soonest meeting of the Contact Group was stressed in the context of the situation in the southeast of Ukraine,” the ministry wrote in its FaceBook account.
“During the discussions of bilateral relations, Lavrov stressed that the development of relations is possible only basing on equality and mutual respect of interests, while attempts to exert any form of pressure on Russia has no perspectives,” the ministry added.