FM receives EU representative, Russian ambassador

Ivan Mrkić (MFA, file)

FM receives EU representative, Russian ambassador

BELGRADE -- Foreign Minister Ivan Mrkić had separate meetings on Wednesday with EU Delegation chief Michael Davenport and Russian Ambassador Aleksandr Chepurin.

The two diplomats informed the Serbian minister "about the stands of Brussels and Moscow," the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

According to this, Davenport asked to be received by the Minister in order to "convey a message to him from EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton related to the latest developments in Ukraine."

"Minister Mrkić also conferred today with Russian Ambassador Aleksandr Chepurin, who conveyed a message from Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov," states the release, without specifying the content of either messages.

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