Moscow had to put a lot of effort to make the Donetsk and Lugansk is not out of the negotiations, said the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov at the press conference.
According to Lavrov, the main task that stands before them all, and among them the EU, is to ensure full and comprehensive implementation of the Minsk agreements, strictly observing their Sequence.
"The sequence of steps in accordance with these agreements provided for, not trying to divert the attention of some new initiatives, because I can already hear some ideas - let's get down to deepen the Minsk agreements, We'd never complete the process of deepening and expanding, everything is clearly written. The main thing is to get all sides of their rigorous implementation ", - said the Minister.
According to Lavrov, ready Donetsk and Luhansk, which " showed goodwill after in breach of its obligations by the Ukrainian government adopted the law on the special status of these territories with unacceptable demands, preconditions ".
"What no one agreed, agreed to return, because it will be unconditional enactment of the law on the special status. We had, frankly, using our relations with Donetsk and Lugansk, to put a lot of effort to convince them not to leave the negotiation process in response to a gross violation of the Minsk agreements by Kiev. We were able to do it, " - said Lavrov.
"now they (DPR and LPR) have nominated their representatives for participation in the formed sub-working groups of the contact group, so did We, so did the Commissioners of the OSCE. Kiev as long as not done in every way and wants to delay the development of these important mechanisms, which will provide a permanent, sustainable dialogue with the participation of all interested parties. So the European community, the EU have the opportunity to actively help resolve the conflict in Ukraine by exposure to Kiev, with whom he has a very close relationship and who listens to Brussels as I know. To influence him to stop sabotage the implementation of this most important document. 're going to do so and in Berlin on the first day of the week ", - said the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.