Ukraine should not make the candidacy of the new ambassador of Russia during the war with the state. This was stated by former Foreign Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Ohryzko.
He said that the diplomatic relations of the country set to develop cooperation, however actually a relationship between the Ukrainian and Russian sides are missing.
"If today we have relations with the Russian Federation state actually war, of which the Ambassador or even an embassy can we talk? This hybridity of our lives, thinking actually cause us harm no less than when we speak of a direct military aggression of Russia against Ukraine . When there is war, a priori, countries can not and should not maintain diplomatic relations ", - said Ogryzko.
July 28 Mikhail Zurabov dismissed the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Ukraine.
Later it became known that Zurabov once personally asked President Vladimir Putin to remove him from office after the events in 2014 in Ukraine.
Russia has invited Ukraine to the agrément to the appointment of Mikhail Babich ambassador.
Yesterday it became known that the appointment of a new Russian ambassador to Ukraine was withdrawn from the agenda of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
Today, the press secretary of the President of Russia, Dmitry Peskov, said that the government still wants to appoint an ambassador to Ukraine and do not withdraw the candidacy Babich.