Lavrov: Russia cannot hire the Crimea itself


RIA Novosti

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, commenting on the proposal of the Ukrainian Deputy Andriy Artemenko about renting Crimea to Russia for 30-50 years, said that rent from themselves something impossible. “It is difficult to comment, because myself to rent anything is possible”, – said Lavrov, reports TASS.

He also appeared in the media “the plan” an attempt of Kiev to distract attention from the failure of the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to implement the Minsk agreements, as well as from the failure of Berlin and Paris to influence Poroshenko and force him to keep his word.

“These plans give with one hand manilovism, and on the other, show that the system will continue to attempt to rewrite the rules of the game,” said the Minister, RIA “Novosti”.

On Monday morning, the media reported that until mid-February at the White house were transferred to the plan of Kiev on the withdrawal of sanctions with Moscow, involving, in particular, the transfer of Crimea is leased by Russia for 30-50 years.

However, the lawyer of the US President Michael Cohen said that is not transferred to the administration trump’s offer Ukrainian parliamentarian.

The Kremlin also said that don’t know about the “plan.”