BRUSSELS, December 28 (EFE) — The European Union’s (EU) High Representative for Foreign Policy, Josep Borrell, today discussed the need to avoid further tensions caused by Russian military reinforcements with British Foreign Minister Liz Truss. to Ukraine.
“I discussed events regarding Russian military reinforcements with Liz Truss. I reiterated my support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine,” Borrell said in his Twitter account.
In the same message, he clarified that “the immediate priority is to avoid further escalation (of tension).”
In addition, he stressed that “any discussion on European security must take place in coordination and partnership with the EU.
Last week, Russia proposed to NATO the signing of a deal on security guarantees that would block the entry of countries from the former Soviet Union.
He also urges allies to abstain from all military activity in their backyards, from Eastern Europe to the Caucasus and Central Asia.
The first meeting between Russian and US negotiators on these security guarantees is expected in early January.
Meanwhile, the coalition has called a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council, which is the main forum for dialogue between the two sides, on January 12. EFE
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