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Meeting with Russian Ambassador (Taken Question)


Meeting with Russian Ambassador (Taken Question)

U.S. Department of State
Taken Questions
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
November 23, 2004
Question Taken at November 23, 2004 Daily Press Briefing

Meeting with Russian Ambassador (Taken Question)

Question: Did Assistant Secretary Elizabeth Jones meet with/contact the Russian Ambassador, Yuriy Ushakov, yesterday to discuss Ukraine elections? Did she ask the Russians to change their position on this issue?

Answer: We can confirm that Assistant Secretary Jones met with the Russian Ambassador yesterday afternoon at her request.

While we do not comment on the details of these meetings, we can confirm that Ukraine was discussed.

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