Foreign Minister Lavrov: Russia has run out of patience because of the actions of the West alt=”Lavrov called the United States a 'coachman on that wagon' that should give an answer” />
Russia has run out of patience with the West's actions and is waiting for concrete answers to its proposals for security guarantees , Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a press conference. The broadcast was hosted by RBC.
“Our patience has come to an end. We are very patient. You know what we harness for a long time, right? We harnessed for a very long time, and now it's time for us to go. Here we are waiting for the driver on that wagon to answer us specifically on our proposals, — the minister said.
The fact that Russia is waiting for a written response from the United States and NATO following the results of the talks on security guarantees was previously reported in the Kremlin. The American delegation promised to give it next week, Interfax sources said. and TASS.
According to press secretary Dmitry Peskov, the negotiations were unsuccessful. The parties did not come to a common opinion on the issues of security guarantees for Russia. US Representative Wendy Sherman said a number of Russia's proposed security assurance requirements are unfeasible and unacceptable.
A series of talks with the US and NATO on security assurances took place this week. On January 10 and 12, meetings were held with representatives of Washington and the alliance, the next day the discussion took place at the OSCE site.
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