The EU on the front line in eastern Ukraine
The leader of the European diplomacy, Josep Borrell went on Wednesday in eastern Ukraine to see his support in the country, who See thousands of Russian soldiers gather at his borders. View on Euronews © PHOTO The European Union is absent from the Ukraine negotiations that take place between the United States and Russia in Geneva. But it is present on the ground. The High Representative of the EU Josep Borrell visited Wednesday in eastern Ukraine, Louhansk to ensure the country of his support.
© Mandel Ngan / AFP Antony Blinken, January 5 in Washington.
Before talks between the United States and Russia, the leader of American diplomacy promises that there will be "no discussions on Ukraine without Ukraine".
The Head of American Diplomacy Antony Blinken promised Friday, January 7 in Kiev that there would be no discussions on Ukraine without Ukraine, at the of a week of talks, including American. Russians
, on the crisis around this country.
In a telephone conversation with its Ukrainian counterpart DMYTRO KOULEBA, the Secretary of State mentioned the potential responses of the United States and their allies to the collection of Russian troops at the border with the Ukraine
The risk of conflict in Ukraine is "real", warns Jens Stoltenberg
NATO is concerned about the "real" risk of conflict in Ukraine with the continuation of Russian military strengthening at its borders, and must prepare for failure From diplomacy, warned Friday the Secretary General of the Jens Stoltenberg Alliance.
, according to a communiqué of its services.
The two men also talked about the dialogue that opens on Monday, by a face-to-face-Russian face to Geneva before a NATO-Russia meeting Wednesday in Brussels and then a meeting Thursday in Vienna of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), including Kiev is also a member.
"Unwavering support of the United States"
Antony Blinken reaffirmed the unshakable support of the United States to independence, the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine in the face of the ongoing aggression by Russia. , according to the US State Department.
Westerners and Ukrainians have been accusing for several weeks the Russians to raise tens of thousands of soldiers on the Ukrainian border for a potential invasion, and clearly threatened the Russian President Vladimir Putin of massive and unprecedented sanctions. He attacked the neighboring country again.
Moscow requires an agreement to ensure the end of NATO enlargement at the gates of Russia. X1
rigid fronts in Ukraine conflict .
"disturbing": Russia and the West, according to the Kreml, continues "completely opposite" positions. The German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock wants to convey. © ap / dpa / picture alliance Russian soldiers in a military exercise near to the border of Ukraine despite the diplomatic crisis talks on Ukraine conflict recently, the Kreml sees no approach between Russia and the West. In terms of fundamental questions still "completely opposite" positions.