British Foreign Secretary to visit Moscow in February

British Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss will visit Moscow in February for talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

British Foreign Secretary to visit Moscow in February

“The head of the British Foreign Office asked for the opportunity to come to Moscow for talks with [Russian Foreign Minister Sergei] Lavrov. Moscow agreed to conduct the visit in February,” TASS reports.

Earlier it was reported that British Defense Minister Ben Wallace invited Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to come to London to discuss the situation around Ukraine. The head of the Russian department said that he was ready to discuss all topical security issues and offered to hold talks in Moscow “at any time convenient for Wallace.”

The head of the British Ministry of Defense said earlier that London does not plan to send its military to Ukraine. However, according to the Sky News channel, the United Kingdom deployed military personnel of the Army Special Operations Brigade to Ukraine.

The first batch of military aid from the United States also arrived in Kiev. This cargo contains about 90 tons of lethal weapons. Earlier it was reported that Washington plans to transfer Russian-made Mi-17 military transport helicopters to Kiev.