Blinken and Lavrov discussed a diplomatic solution to situation in Ukraine

“US Secretary of State Entoni Blinken discussed with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov opportunities for diplomatic permission of the situation around Ukraine.” This is stated in the widespread statement of the head of the press service of the State Department of the Prizhnaya Prica.

reported that the parties expressed general acute concern about the situation in Ukraine.

As indicated in the document, Blinken stated that the crisis permit diplomatic ways remain, but this will require de euscation and participation in the dialogue. He stressed that Moscow will face a decisive, large-scale and combined transatlantic response in the event of aggression against Ukraine.