Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Leonid Kozhara held a meeting with Russian Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov.
Internal political situation in Ukraine was the key topic of the meeting. In this regard parties underlined the inadmissibility of any foreign interference in the peaceful settlement of the conflict and stressed the necessity to respect the right of Ukrainians to decide about the development of their country on their own.
Ministers also discussed further activities in framework of the Ukrainian-Russian political dialogue; in particular they reconfirmed the plans for holding the next meeting of the subcommittee on international cooperation of the Ukrainian-Russian interstate commission in April 2014 in Ukraine.
Leonid Kozhara also expressed his readiness to visit Russia soon for opening ceremony of the restored Shevchenko monument in Moscow.