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Ukrainian side is not ready to discuss the candidacy for the new Russian Ambassador to Ukraine
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Klimkin comments on diplomatic relations with Russian Federation

112.international reported that Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin stated, that Ukrainian side is not ready to discuss the candidacy for the new Russian Ambassador to Ukraine due to unending cease-fire breaches in Donbas region by the Russia-backed militants, Interfax Ukraine 

'We are not talking about the Ambassador's candidacy or some exact issues. We are talking about the overall Russian aggression that continues in Donbas region', he said.

Russian President's Press Secretary Dmitriy Peskov said Russia offers to adopt new Ambassador to Ukraine, but "if Kyiv wants to lower the level of diplomatic relations, it's their choice", RIA Novosti cites.

As reported earlier by 1492news.com, Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to relieve Mikhail Zurabov of his duties as Russian Ambassador to Ukraine

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