Contents tagged with Kurt Volker

  • US special representative for Ukraine Volker and Putin’s aide Surkov to meet in the end of August

    The meeting of US State Department Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker and Russian Presidential Advisor Vladislav Surkov will take place in Moscow in the last two weeks of August, a diplomatic source told the Russian publication Izvestia.

    According to a source close to the Russian presidential administration, the parties will discuss matters relating to the resolution of the situation in Ukraine and the prevention of conflict escalation.

    “Moscow will present the facts which show …

  • US special representative for Ukraine to visit Russia soon

    US special representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker will soon visit Russia and meet with Vladislav Surkov, advisor to the Russian president, as stated by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov after meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who was in the Philippine capital of Manila on Sunday.

    “Rex Tillerson confirmed that such contact with our representative Vladislav Surkov has been planned and will take place soon,” RIA Novosti cites Lavrov as saying.

    Lavrov mentioned that Volker …