Russia and Germany differ significantly in the assessment of the coup in Ukraine, but similar in the situation through diplomatic channels, said the head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
"When obgovarivaya international agenda in the center of attention was of course the situation in Ukraine. On this topic we with MS Merkel talk incessantly, and together with the President of France and President of Ukraine, in the so-called Normandy format, which proved As a very efficient mechanism of international assistance for the peaceful resolution of the conflict. Yes, we differ significantly in the assessment of the events that led to the unconstitutional coup in the Ukrainian capital in February 2014, " - said Putin.
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 results of the last meeting of the contact group 6 may present turned out to form four working sub-groups on specific aspects of de-escalation of the conflict. It is envisaged that they will start operating already in the middle of may.