"It is impossible to hold talks based on trust with Russia. But it is important to maintain a critical dialogue with Russia. And we are conducting this dialogue with the help of the entire transatlantic community, and – I want to say – the civilized world," Klimkin said at a joint press conference with head of Switzerland's Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Didier Burkhalter in Kyiv on Wednesday, June 7.
Read alsoKlimkin in constant contact with France, Germany to brief partners on Russia's deliberate destabilization in DonbasAs UNIAN reported earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Russia would take retaliatory measures if Kyiv introduces a visa regime for Russians. "... When they seriously talk about the introduction of a visa regime, do you think we should ignore and not retaliate?" he wondered.
At the same time, he stressed that Moscow has no stop lists for Ukrainians, except for some individual cases.