The Deputy foreign Minister said that Russia is open to honest dialogue

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Moscow is open to an honest dialogue with those stakeholders who puts common interests hostage to domestic political problems and the momentary political situation, said Deputy foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov.

«We have come to a very important crossroads: either continue pointless confrontation, fraught with a waste of resources — this applies to the Ukraine — further expansion of space of instability and chaos, or the centers of civilization will agree to join efforts on the basis of broad international partnership the Central role of the UN,» — said Bogdanov, speaking at the International forum «Dialogue of civilizations».

«Russia definitely for the second option, we urge to remember about culture diplomacy to start to be guided by the Charter of the UN universal rules of conduct in the international arena. We will continue to work to strengthen healthy began in world Affairs, to promote the universal ideals of truth and justice,» — said Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation.

He stressed that the Russian side «is always open for honest dialogue and mutually beneficial cooperation with all who are willing to consider our interests and not to make bilateral relations hostage to short-term political expediency».

«Fortunately, these partners the vast majority,» stated a senior Russian diplomat.