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Press Release


Foreign Minister Tarasyuk Discussed Possibility of Ukraine's Mediation in Kosovo Settlement


March 26, 1999


On March 25, 1999 Borys Tarasyuk, Foreign Minister of Ukraine, on his own initiative talked by phone with Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mr.Jovanovic.

Minister B.Tarasyuk proposed to his Yugoslav counterpart some ideas concerning possible mediation by Ukraine in settling conflict around Yugoslavs province of Kosovo. In particular, Mr.Tarasyuk briefed Mr.Jovanovic on certain points of President L.Kuchmas relevant initiative that have been made public for the last few days.

The two ministers agreed in principle upon Mr.Tarasyuks forthcoming working visit to Belgrade.


For more information, please contact:
Taras Malyshevskyi, Press Secretary of the Embassy,
310 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, ON K2P 0J9
Tel. (613) 230-2961, fax (613) 230-2400, E-mail: ukremb@cyberus.ca