UK's Truss to meet Russia's Lavrov in Moscow

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British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss gives a statement on toughening the sanctions on Russia if it invaded Ukraine, in the House of Commons in London, Britain, January 31, 2022. UK Parliament/UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. IMAGE MUST NOT BE ALTERED

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LONDON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss will fly to Moscow on Wednesday to meet her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov and discuss the situation in Ukraine.

"I’m visiting Moscow to urge Russia to pursue a diplomatic solution and make clear that another Russian invasion of a sovereign state would bring massive consequences for all involved," Truss said.

"Russia has a choice here. We strongly encourage them to engage, de-escalate and choose the path of diplomacy."

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Reporting by William James; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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