Angelina Timofeeva. Work on the implementation of the Minsk agreements has been challenging, said on the first day of the week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a joint press conference with Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka in Berlin.
"Between the Czech Republic and Germany there is a complete understanding that We fully supported the Minsk agreement of February 2015, We are in favor of a political solution to the conflict, and we will continue to work on implementation of the Minsk package. We know, because it's difficult, but we will continue this work ", - said the Chancellor.
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.
One of the most important points signed in February of the Minsk agreements was the constitutional reform, and the enactment of a permanent law on the special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. The agreement notes that decentralization should take place in coordination specifically, the commissioners of these districts, however, the Kiev authorities are ignoring this provision, arguing about the fact that you are unwilling to have a dialogue with the authorized rebellious territories. Read the full text of the Minsk agreements "