Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov took part in the roundtable discussion, The Ukrainian Crisis: Mediation and Humanitarian Initiatives.
The event, organised by the Diplomatic Academy with support of the Foreign Ministry, brought together ambassadors and diplomats from 35 countries, including the countries that proposed mediatory and humanitarian initiatives related to the Ukrainian crisis.
The Foreign guests confirmed their states’ proposals regarding good causes and had an in-depth discussion of the current developments in Ukraine and possible political and diplomatic ways to resolve the situation based on the understanding of the roots of the conflict and with regard to the current political and territorial realities.
The Russian Side praised the mediation and humanitarian efforts of its partners and their readiness to make a constructive contribution to reaching a truly comprehensive, sustainable and just settlement of the Ukrainian crisis.
The meeting participants expressed their common intent to continue honest and constructive dialogue on the matter.
By Andrei Balitskil