Blinken advocates the “diplomatic path” on Ukraine in a call to his Russian counterpart

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called for an end to the Ukrainian crisis through diplomatic channels in remote dialogue with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who on Tuesday questioned the viability of talks on the matter.

Blinken “underscored the importance of continuing down the diplomatic track to de-escalate tensions around the troubling Russian military buildup in and around Ukraine,” State Department spokesman Ned Price said shortly before the top US diplomat was due to travel. to Ukraine.

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