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17 September 2019, 17:16

Lukashenko: United States could help resolve conflict in Ukraine

Aleksandr Lukashenko and David Hales
Aleksandr Lukashenko and David Hales

MINSK, 17 September (BelTA) – The United States could help settle the conflict in Ukraine, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with United States Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale in Minsk on 17 September, BelTA has learned.

“The United States could help resolve this conflict,” the Belarusian head of state noted.

“As for problems of Europe, especially Eastern Europe, Ukraine in particular, I firmly believe that at present this conflict cannot be resolved without the U.S. involvement,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.

He added that this is one of the basic principles of diplomacy: if negotiators cannot solve the problem, they should invite new parties to the table. “There should be new ideas,” the Belarusian president noted.

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