Talks impossible with European leaders on Ukraine issue: Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said that talks are impossible with leaders from Europeon countries on the issue of Ukraine after the killing of a rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko in an explosion in eastern Ukraine.

Talking to media in Moscow, he said this is a serious situation that needs to be analyzed.

Meanwhile, the Russian Foreign Minister has also said the US sanctions against Russia are counter-productive.

Talking to media in Moscow, he said that permanent buildup of sanctions pressure without any facts would push bilateral relations into an impasse.

He further said that once our partners are ready to talk on the basis of mutual interests, we are always ready for such dialogue.

Source: Radio Pakistan