Russia's Lavrov, U.S. Kerry discuss Ukraine, timing of further contact

MOSCOW, March 29 Sat Mar 29, 2014 7:16am EDT

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MOSCOW, March 29 (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed Ukraine in a phone call on Saturday as well as the timing of further contact, Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The ministry said the call was initiated by the United States and followed Russian President Vladimir Putin's call to U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday to discuss a U.S. diplomatic proposal for Ukraine. (Reporting by Katya Golubkova; Editing by Louise Ireland)