“We have responsibility for the border. If somebody has facts showing there has been some illegal border crossing, we ask them to demonstrate these facts,” he said. “Laying claims that are not substantiated is hopeless,” the foreign minister added.
Lavrov said Russia had taken certain steps so that “nobody doubt it is interested in ensuring due control on the border, preventing people or hardware that is not allowed from crossing it”.
“All this is reflected in reports by OSCE observers, who are not reporting anything wrong,” the foreign minister said.