Dmitry Zlatarev. The United States supports an open dialogue with Russia on various international issues, including Ukraine, said on Thursday Deputy assistant to the President for national security Ben Rhodes.
"We maintain an open line of dialogue," he told reporters, explaining, for example, the recent visit of U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry in Sochi. According to his statement, "it concerns not only Ukraine, but also the diplomatic efforts of the Syrian Arab Republic and negotiation within the group of "five plus one" on Iran."
However, he drew attention to the obvious differences between Moscow and Washington in the assessments of the situation in Ukraine.
for its part the senior Director of the state security Council At the White house on European issues Kupchan said that he sees " no change in U.S. policy toward Ukraine." According to his statement, Secretary of state Kerry " has a regular dialogue with the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov "." We support open the possibility for dialogue in the hope that sooner or later Russia will fall into a diplomatic path, " said Kupchan.