Lavrov and Klimkin discussed the internal settlement and the role of the UN in the Donbass

MOSCOW, February 16. /TASS/. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov discussed Friday with his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin, the Ukrainian domestic settlement, the implementation of the Minsk package of measures and the role of the UN in the Donbass. This was reported in the Russian depodesta.

“I was raised by a number of aspects relating to domestic settlement and implementation of the provisions of the “package of measures to implement the Minsk agreements” on 12 February 2015 and the role of the UN in Ukraine”, – said the Russian foreign Ministry.

The previous Ministerial meeting, which was their first bilateral personal contact, was held in December last year in Vienna, where took place the meeting of the Council of foreign Ministers (CFM) of the OSCE. Then Lavrov and Klimkin discussed the issues related to the exchange of prisoners between the conflicting parties in the Donbass.

In January the head of dipvedomstva Russia and Ukraine held a telephone conversation, during which, in particular, attention was paid to the Russian initiative on the establishment of the UN mission for the protection of the Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in the Donbass.