During the meeting with Sergey Aksenov, the head of the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the foreign Ministry will continue to provide all necessary assistance to the Republic of Crimea in the development of cooperation with foreign partners.
MOSCOW, 8 Oct. The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov on Thursday met with the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov and discussed with him topics of international and foreign economic relations of the Republic, according to Russian foreign Ministry.
“During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on issues of international and foreign economic relations of the Republic of Crimea. Sergey Lavrov said that the foreign Ministry will continue to provide all necessary assistance to the Republic in the development of cooperation with foreign partners”, — stated in the message of the Russian foreign Ministry.
Once again, the Crimea became a Russian region after the March 2014 referendum in which the overwhelming majority of people at that time still Ukrainian autonomy, does not recognize the legitimacy of coup d’etat in Ukraine, voted to return to Russia. Earlier Wednesday, Poroshenko signed a law according to which on 20 February 2014 scheduled beginning date of the “temporary occupation” of Crimea, which Kiev believes is still Ukrainian territory. The Ukrainian authorities believe that such measures are necessary to strengthen the country’s position in solving disputes against the Russian Federation in international jurisdictional bodies.
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