U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry is going to hold a dialogue with the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov at the Munich conference, which will take place February 6-8, told reporters the Commissioner of the state Department Jen Psaki.
"in Munich, the Secretary of state will hold a series of bilateral meetings, one of them will be with the Minister of foreign Affairs Lavrov, I have this opportunity to assure you," said Psaki, RIA " Novosti ". Kerry got in touch with Lavrov on the phone last Sunday. As stated in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov in conversation with an American colleague tried to convince US to use their influence on the Ukrainian leadership to discourage betting on a military scenario ". On the last working day of the week again fell dialogues authorized Kiev and militias of Donbass in Minsk. On the night of 16 January, the President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin sent to the President of Ukraine plan-a proposal to stop the shelling and pull heavy equipment from the line of conflict and specific hourly schedule for the objection - Moscow promised to convince the militia to agree to this option for the sake of saving the lives of civilians. However, Kiev did not want from the plan, not recommending anything Instead. Instead, the Military has subjected the towns of Donbass massive artillery barrage that resulted in mass civilian casualties. In response to this, the militia began to action in order to push the front line from major settlements.