Lavrov explained the genesis of the Ukrainian crisis to the contact group of the Arab League

Sergei Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov


Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday, September 22, on the sidelines of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, had a conversation with a delegation of the Contact Group of the League of Arab States (LAS) on Ukraine. This was reported in the press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

How reported On the official website of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Lavrov informed the participants of the conversation in detail about the genesis of the Ukrainian crisis as a result of a coup d’état with the support of a number of Western countries in 2014.

The Russian minister also spoke about the situation in Ukraine in the context of the special military operation of the Russian Federation, emphasizing that for Moscow, the unconditional priority is the protection of the civilian population of Donbass, the demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine.

Lavrov praised the balanced position of the Arab League on this issue, which was confirmed during a regular meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the League’s member countries, held in Cairo on September 6.

Earlier, the President of Russia said, Why is there a special military operation? Russian Federation in Ukraine – in order to prevent the creation of an anti-Russian enclave there. The Russian leader noted that for many years Western countries had been hatching ideas for the collapse of the USSR first, and then the Russian Federation. However, supporters of such ideas will not wait for the collapse of Russia, the head of state stressed.

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