Service members of the 92nd Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in military drills at a shooting range in Kharkiv region, Ukraine, in this handout picture released December 20, 2021. Press Service of the 92nd Separate Mechanized Brigade/Handout via REUTERS
December 29, 2021
BERLIN (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of Germany, France, Britain and the United States discussed the situation at the Ukrainian border and upcoming dialogue formats with Russia, Germany’s foreign ministry said on Twitter on Wednesday.
The four foreign ministers also discussed the latest round of international talks in Vienna about Iran’s nuclear program and how to show solidarity with Lithuania regarding China’s recent actions, the foreign ministry said.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin plan to speak on Thursday as Washington crafts a common response with European allies to Russia’s military build-up on the Ukraine border.
(Reporting by Michael Nienaber, Editing by Chris Reese)