The lifting of sanctions the US and EU against Russia will begin the full implementation of the Minsk agreements, said U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the head of Russian Foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov.
"If and when fully implemented the agreement, then it is quite clear that then the lifting of the sanctions the U.S. and the European Union," writes the news Agency.
U.S. Secretary of state expressed gratitude to Vladimir Putin for serious and important dialogue, which was held, for the fact that he dedicated this dialogue a lot of time ". Before Kerry said the conflict in Ukraine continues a very long time. However, he criticized the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko for the promise to retake the Donetsk airport. Secretary of state arrived in Sochi on Tuesday morning. On the same day he held dialogues with Sergei Lavrov, who gave him a t-shirt with the symbols of Victory, Krasnodar tomatoes and potatoes. The dialogues Lavrov described as " miraculous ". In the official letter the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on the results of the negotiations it was noted that Lavrov in conversation with Kerry called dead-end path unwinding of confrontation and attempts at sanctions push. Then Kerry hosted the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. First press Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow appreciates the visit of Kerry to the Russian Federation. Sands noticed that building relationships can only be through dialogue. Speaking about the agenda of the meeting between Putin and Kerry, he described it as a wide, while noting that the topic sentences are not affected will become.