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Relations between Russia, EU and NATO require reassessment — Lavrov

MOSCOW, May 19. /ITAR-TASS/. The relations between Russia, the EU and NATO need reassessment in the framework of the Ukrainian crisis, Russian Foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov said at talks with Slovakia’s Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak.

“We want to discuss international affairs, the situation in Europe, what is happening between us, between Russia and the EU, Russia and NATO, in the context of the Ukrainian crisis,” Lavrov said.

“The relations require significant reassessment, we try to conduct such an analysis with NATO and the EU in order to return the relations to the secure basis of documents,” he added.

Lavrov and Lajcak have agreed that it was necessary to cease violence in Ukraine as soon as possible and start a nationwide dialogue.