Moscow, December 7. the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin asked for a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.
Mr. Klimkin requested a meeting with Lavrov on the sidelines of the 24th session of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Vienna.
"I would like today with him (Lavrov. — Approx. FAN) to meet, may we meet in the evening", — stated the Ukrainian Minister.
According to the head of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine, he intends to discuss with Lavrov the political prisoners and also prisoners who were detained as a result of the conflict in the Donbass.
"there are a lot of important questions, since it must release all faster and must release as soon as possible.
— said Klimkin. I want this question to him speak".
In turn, Lavrov said that the words about "trying" Klimkin to meet him on the sidelines of the meeting is somewhat exaggerated: the parties agreed to meet two days ago.
"the Ukrainian side requested the meeting the day before yesterday, we at once have agreed, — stated the Russian Minister. — Therefore it is not necessary to mislead the world community".
the Meeting of Ministers of Russia and Ukraine, one-on-one passes for the first time in three years. At the moment of their meeting in Vienna has already begun..