Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Volodymyr Ohryzko is about to visit Russia this February.
According to an UNIAN correspondent, he claimed this at a joint informational meeting of the European Business Association in Kyiv today.
"I have discussed with my Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov my possible visit to Moscow in February," he said.
The Yushchenko-Putin Interstate Commission will have its second meeting in Russia on February 12, and Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko will visit Moscow at the end of February, Ohryzko said.
According to him, all the topical aspects of bilateral relations will be discussed during the visits.
Ukraine would like to develop relations with Russia on principles of equality and mutual respect, he said.