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MUNICH, February 01, 12:53 /ITAR-TASS/. Ukraine’s authorities will continue the dialogue with the opposition to settle the political crisis in the country, the country’s foreign ministry reports Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhara as saying during a meeting with his Slovakia’s counterpart Miroslav Laichak on the margins of the Munich security conference.
“Leonid Kozhara told about the Ukrainian government’s latest initiatives to stabilise the situation in the country,” the foreign ministry said. “He confirmed the intention of the country’s authorities to continue a close dialogue with the opposition to achieve the objective.”
“The meeting participants confirmed the importance of soonest settlement of the political crisis in Ukraine at negotiation table, stressed it necessary to follow precisely the achieved agreements and not to allow extremism in any forms.”
Kozhara had a meeting with OSCE’s Secretary-General Lamberto Zannier, where the parties agreed to work jointly on promotion of OSCE’s agenda.
The Ukrainian foreign ministry says on the margins of the conference the foreign minister will also meet with OSCE head and with Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter.