Ukraine ready to negotiate with Russia at all levels: Deshchytsia

8 March 2014 15:29
The Ukrainian side is ready to hold negotiations with the Russian Federation on settlement of the conflict situation on the Crimean peninsula at all levels.
Acting Foreign Minister Andriy Deshchytsia has said about this at a press conference at the crisis center, Ukrinform reports.
“We are ready to hold negotiations with our Russian counterparts at all levels,” the diplomat noted.
According to him, there is understanding now that it is necessary to set up a mechanism, a negotiation ground for solution of disputable issues. Besides the high and the highest levels of contacts, variants are being considered for creation of other communication channels between Ukraine and Russia.
“These may be representatives of the Verkhovna Rada, public, church and cultural figures. We want to find any possibility in order that a dialogue with Russia does not stop,” Deshchytsia noted.