MOSCOW, March 06. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukraine has not given up chairmanship in the CIS yet, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Vasily Nebenzya said.
“This issue was in the focus of my recent meeting with Ukrainian Ambassador in Moscow Vladimir Yelchenko. We have discussed Ukraine’s chairmanship in the CIS. The country has not and will not give up the chairmanship,” the Russian diplomat said.
Earlier, Nebenzya met the Ukrainian ambassador in Moscow. The meeting was devoted to “interaction within the CIS in the context of Ukraine’s presidency in the Commonwealth of Independent States in 2014”, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported.