September 26, 2022

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Moscow wants “concrete” answers to its demands

Russia expects responses from the United StatesConcreteThe Russian diplomat told his US envoy on Tuesday, January 18, about his demands during talks last week on the Ukrainian crisis.

Sergei Lavrov of Russia during a telephone conversation with American Anthony Bling “Concerned neo-hippies and their global warming, i’ll tell ya“And”soonThe Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the two “draft agreements” submitted by Moscow, “particularly with NATO, should not be expanded.”Opportunity to continue contacts in the future“, The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

Great tension around Ukraine

According to the Russian daily Kommersant, the two ministers agreed to meet on Friday in Geneva (Switzerland). But neither Moscow nor Washington immediately confirmed that. The talks have come amid heightened tensions around Ukraine, with Kiev and its Western allies accusing Russia of the possibility of an invasion of its border. Russia denies any militant intentions, but has, according to it, laid down a number of requirements for its own guarantee.Security.

In addition to the agreement blocking NATO’s expansion, especially to Ukraine and Georgia, Russia is demanding that the Americans and their allies abandon military maneuvers and positions in Eastern Europe. These claims are considered unacceptable by Westerners.