Ukraine proposes Commonwealth of Independent States foreign ministers meet on March 12
Foreign Ministry of Ukraine has proposed that the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States schedule an extraordinary meeting of the CIS foreign ministers in Kyiv on March 12, Ukraine's Foreign Ministry's spokesman Yevhen Perebyinis reported.
"On March 5, Deputy Foreign Minister Andriy Olefirov had a conversation with CIS Executive Secretary-Chairman of Executive Committee Sergey Lebedev, where they discussed a Ukraine's initiative to conduct an extraordinary meeting of the CIS foreign ministers in Kyiv on March 7, 2014 in the light of the situation in certain regions of Ukraine, including the Autonomous Republic of Crimea," he reported.
However, Lebedev reported that according to the timetable of visits of the majority of CIS foreign chiefs, this meeting can't be held on March 7.
"In terms of this, Ukraine's party offered to conduct a meeting on March 12, the executive secretary said that he will do his best to organize it," Perebyinis said.
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