Washington pushing Ukraine to conflict – Lavrov
Posted by satyrikon στο Ιουνίου 29, 2014
If peace in Ukraine depended on Russia and most European countries, the chances for achieving it would be higher, the Russian Foreign Minister believes. However, he is sure the US is pushing the Ukrainian leadership towards confrontation.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (AFP Photo/Olga Maltseva)
“We also have partners across the ocean – our American colleagues – who, according to a lot of evidence, still favour pushing the Ukrainian leadership towards the path of confrontation,” Lavrov told Rossiya 1 channel’s news show «Sergey Brilev’s News on Saturday».
The minister argues one of the reasons behind the on-going violence in Ukraine is that not all the military forces fighting self-defence squads in the country’s south-east are under government control.
“Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko would like to ease tension and go on with the truce, but there are also other forces among the Ukrainian authorities – there are radicals still…
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