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MOSCOW, May 11. /TASS/. Russia is ready for a dialogue with the US on an equal base, Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a comment regarding the upcoming visit of the US Secretary of State John Kerry.
"In the dialogue with the US we have been stressing that we are open for cooperation on the basis of equal rights, non-interference with home affairs and necessary respect for Russian interests, where attempts of pressing us are fully rejected," the ministry said.
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and the US Secretary of State John Kerry will have negotiations on May 12. The meeting is due in Russia's Sochi. They will "exchange views on the current aspects of the bilateral relations and on international problems," the Foreign Ministry reported on Monday.
Moscow hopes John Kerry's visit will favor improvement of relations with the US.
"We hope the visit of the US Secretary of State Kerry will favor improvement of bilateral relations the global stability to a big extent depends on."
The ministry also noted that US visa, property sanctions against Russians, Russian companies and banks contradicts international law. The statement says Russia has to react to sanctions initiatives and undertake measures to protect own security.