A stable Ukraine is best secured through diplomacy, engagement and contact. As the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend
We will persist in our efforts to find a framework for the Russians and Ukrainians to talk. The composition and terms of any contact group would need to be agreed by the participants, including on the use of a veto by participating states. In order to succeed they would need to find a way of addressing the key issues of concern.