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Karasin: Russia does not want war with Ukraine

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Mar. 03, 2014 10:28
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Deputy Foreign Minister, Russian State Secretary Grigory Karasin
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Russia does not want a war with Ukraine and is prepared to support all forces in that country that advocate stronger relations between Moscow and Kyiv, Russian State Secretary - Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said.

"Russia does not want a war with Ukraine," he said on Vladimir Solovyov's Voskresny Vecher program aired by Rossiya 1 channel.

"I am absolutely positive that no one in Russia wants a war," the diplomat added.

"We are against the use of such terms in the discussion of our relations with Ukraine, which is close to us. We will render full support to the forces, which stand for strengthening bilateral relations, especially as European stability depends on these relations. The Western politicians who are harshly criticizing us now should understand that," the diplomat said.

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