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
“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.