The situation in Eastern Ukraine remains fragile due to slippage with the implementation of the Kiev obligations under the Minsk-2, is regrettable, said the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
"as long as the work in the "Normandy format" has led to what was eventually a very difficult And painstaking work, formulated And signed by the relevant parties, the action plan, in fact the Minsk agreement-2. The signing of the Minsk agreements with the first item, namely a cease-fire helped stop the terrible bloodshed And barbaric bombing of cities And settlements that occurred in the South-East of Ukraine ", - said Sands.
He added that the plan comprises the further steps that are required to be performed by the parties who put their signatures under the warranty.
"now with regret we state that there is significant slippage with the performance by Kiev of its obligations under the Minsk-2 that no doubt leaves a very fragile situation, which can not but arouse our concern. And, of course, currently have the 1st turn to focus on the obligations that they took on their own shoulders Kiev, were executed, besides fulfilled And in this sequence, as indicated in the document under which it is signed by the Plenipotentiaries of Kiev ", - said Sands.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February came amid a sharp escalation of the situation in the Donbass, provoked by the Ukrainian security forces, which increased the forces began to storm the position of the militia. Following the meeting, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France And Germany adopted a set of measures involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbas with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons And the development of the security zone.
Soon after informing truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, the parties blame each other in violation of the "silence" And report that conduct only return fire. Kiev is considering an appeal to the UN And the EU on the introduction of peacekeepers there.