UK and USA say Russia must de-escalate situation in Ukraine – UK’s Raab – Reuters

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FILE PHOTO: MP Dominic Raab attends a parliament session at the House of Commons in London, Britain March 16, 2021. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the United States “firmly opposed” Russia’s campaign to destabilize Ukraine and called on Russia to deescalate the situation, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Sunday.

“@SecBlinken (U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken) & I agreed Russia must immediately de-escalate the situation & live up to the international commitments that it signed up to at @OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe),” Raab said in a tweet.

Reporting by Paul Sandle; Editing by Kate Holton

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