30 Mar '14, 4pm

Kerry set to see Russian FM on Ukraine: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Paris Sunday preparing... #navy

PARIS — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Paris Sunday preparing to meet with his Russian counterpart in another bid to calm tensions and resolve the crisis over Ukraine. Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov planned to sit down later Sunday at the residence of the Russian ambassador to France to go over Moscow’s response to a U.S. plan to de-escalate the situation as Russian troops continue to mass along the Ukrainian border. U.S. officials say the plan covers the disarmament of irregular forces, international monitors to protect minority rights, direct dialogue between Russia and Ukraine and Ukrainian political and constitutional reforms. Russian officials, including Lavrov, have been floating a federal framework for Ukraine in which different regions would enjoy wide autonomy from the central government. U.S. officials have said they are open to consi...

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