Lavrov: Russian Federation is interested in speedy end of war in Ukraine

Russia is interested in the armed conflict in Ukraine to end as soon as possible. This was stated by the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a press conference following negotiations with the Brazilian colleague Mauro Vieira, Russian media reports.

“It is clear that we are interested in the Ukrainian conflict to end as soon as possible,” said the diplomat.

The minister also expressed the gratitude of the Brazilian side to the desire to contribute to the search for ways to settle the Ukrainian crisis. “Today we talked about the context that it is necessary to keep in mind not to solve such problems on a momentary basis, but on the basis of long -term agreements that will rely primarily on the principle of multilaterality and accounting of interests in the field of security of all without exception of states. This is the one. The very principle of index safety, ”said Lavrov.

According to him, the goals of the “special military operation” of Russia in Ukraine “are primarily to guarantee the absence of any threats to the military security of the Russian Federation in Ukraine.