MOSCOW, 2 & nbsp; January./TASS /. Moscow is ready to work with & nbsp; Washington on & nbsp; Ukraine in & nbsp; any format with & nbsp; understanding that there is no alternative to the Minsk agreements. This was stated in & nbsp; in an interview with TASS by the Deputy Foreign Minister of the & nbsp; RF Andriy Rudenko.
Answering the & nbsp; question about & nbsp; the possibility of resuming bilateral consultations & nbsp; RF and & nbsp; USA on & nbsp; Ukraine, similar to the former US President's Bara administration, which was the administration of the former US President Bara Obama in the format of Assistant to the President of Russia Vladislav Surkov and & nbsp; US Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland, Rudenko pointed out that & nbsp; “ This question should be addressed primarily to American partners. ''
“ We & nbsp; from our side are ready to cooperate in ; any format based on the principle of no alternative to the Minsk agreements supported by Washington and & nbsp; the impossibility of resolving the conflict without & nbsp; granting a special status to Donbass. Of course, with the & nbsp; understanding that & nbsp; the participation of the American side will indeed have a positive & ldquo; added value & rdquo; & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; said & nbsp; he.
The diplomat recalled that & nbsp; earlier & nbsp; the Russian Federation proposed to the United States to hold in & nbsp; within the Normandy format a meeting with & nbsp; participation of representatives of Donetsk and & nbsp; Lugansk. “ To & nbsp; unfortunately, no positive answer was & nbsp; received '', & nbsp; & mdash; added & nbsp; he.