U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken held conversation with Lavrov.
According to CNN, Blinken considers the conversation “straight and frank.”
The secretary of state said that it was about sanctions if Russia decides to annex Ukrainian territories. Representatives of the United States and the Russian Federation also discussed the unblocking of grain exports from Ukraine through the Black Sea.
The official statement of the State Department on the results of the conversation has not yet been made public.
Prepared by: Nina Petrovich