The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that if the government introduced a peacekeeping contingent, it will not be an alternative to the OSCE mission, said Wednesday on the Internet office of the head of the Ukrainian nation.
The Ukrainian Parliament on March 19 blessed appeal Poroshenko in the UN security Council and the EU Council on the deployment within the country international peacekeeping and security. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk had previously stated that the European Union States have not yet given the Kiev response to a request to send to the Donbass peacekeepers to ensure the implementation of the Minsk agreement.
Wednesday Poroshenko met with a delegation of leading experts of the European Council on foreign relations, where he tried to convince to Express support for the initiative of introducing international peacekeeping mission to East of Ukraine.
"International peacekeeping mission is not an alternative to the OSCE mission, which shall carry out monitoring and verification throughout the occupied territory," he said.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, came amid a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, provoked by the Ukrainian security forces, who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. Following the meeting, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany have taken a set of measures involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbass from February fifteen, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone.