06.02.14 @ 19:05

question-markBRUSSELS – The publication of what seem to be two sensitive US and EU diplomatic conversations on Ukraine is designed to spoil relations between the allies, EU diplomatic sources say.

The audio clips were uploaded on YouTube by a user called “Re Post” on Tuesday (4 February) and already have several thousand clicks each.

In the alleged US clip, which appears to date to Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych’s offer of top jobs to opposition MPs on 25 January, Victoria Nuland, a senior US state department official, is speaking to Geoffrey Pyatt, the US ambassador to Ukraine.

They bat around ideas on which of the MPs should be Prime Minister in an interim government.

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