Fomin said it would take through Feb. 9 to deploy weapons and personnel for the Allied Resolve 2022 drills, which are expected to take place Feb. 10-20.
"If you want to talk about security in Europe, the Europeans have to be part of the table," said European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov confirmed the talks in an interview on Monday, which come after thousands of troops left the Russian-Ukrainian border.
Ukraine has made similar requests of its allies recently as U.S. intelligence says around 70,000 Russian troops are near the country's border with Ukraine.
"We have sanctions in place, we are ready to take additional sanctions if needed, and we will see" what happens, said EU Council President Charles Michel.
Ukraine's defense minister denied any accusations that Ukraine plans to attack anyone, saying the troop buildup is a defense against Russia's troop buildup.
Ukraine and the West have grown concerned about a Russian troop buildup near Ukraine's border and a potential invasion into the neighboring nation.
The Zircon hypersonic cruise missile, capable of flying at nine times the speed of sound to a range of 620 miles, has undergone a series of tests.
Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador pushed back against reports of a possible military invasion of Ukraine, following criticism from the U.S. over a troop buildup at Ukraine's border.
U.S. officials traveled to Russia to personally deliver a message of what consequences might occur after Russia added troops near the border.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that "Russia maintains troops presence on its territory wherever it deems necessary."
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov levelled a raft of allegations at the West on Friday, including that Russia's rivals are meddling in its upcoming elections.
"We need to find ways of looking for a settlement in our relations, which are at an extremely low level now," Putin said.
"I feel their support, but I believe that it should be stronger," Zelenskyy told reporters at a press conference.
A push by Ukraine to revise a 2015 peace deal with Russia was rebuffed on Wednesday by Russia's foreign minister, signaling a lack of will to normalize ties with Ukraine.
Luhansk's governor says poor weather is stalling the project.
The drills involve Russia's Southern Military District, which covers Black Sea and Caspian territories.
The group allegedly attacked a march in memory of Ukrainian soldiers killed in bordering Donetsk and Luhansk.
Last week, Amnesty International warned that the country was heading for a "humanitarian catastrophe".
Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko confirmed the meeting at a press conference on Monday
Though a cease-fire was reached with one group, another separatist group attacked the Donetsk airport.
Report gives detailed accounts of harassment by pro-Russian militias of Ukrainian media, anti-Russian activists and Muslim minorities
A Ukrainian spokesperson denies incursion can be called an invasion as Kiev sources report internal turmoil between pro-Russian forces
Reporting from both sides of the makeshift border in eastern Ukraine, Newsweek describes the bloodshed that has occurred inside rebel-held Ukraine