Russia and China in broad agreement on Ukraine: Lavrov

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov looks on during a joint press conference with his Luxembourg's counterpart Jean Asselborn following their meeting in Moscow on February 25, 2014. Mr Lavrov discussed Ukraine with his Chinese counterpart on
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov looks on during a joint press conference with his Luxembourg's counterpart Jean Asselborn following their meeting in Moscow on February 25, 2014. Mr Lavrov discussed Ukraine with his Chinese counterpart on Monday, March 3, 2014, and their views coincided on the situation there, the ministry said. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed Ukraine with his Chinese counterpart on Monday and their views coincided on the situation there, the ministry said.

In a statement, Russia's foreign ministry said the two veto-wielding UN Security Council members would stay in close contact on the issue.

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