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Telephone conversation with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Telephone conversation with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

March 2, 2014, 02:00

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to discuss the crisis in Ukraine.

Vladimir Putin noted that in case of any escalation of violence against the Russian-speaking population of the eastern regions of Ukraine and Crimea, Russia would not be able to stay away and would resort to whatever measures are necessary in compliance with international law.

Both parties stressed the need to prevent further exacerbation of the crisis in Ukraine.

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