In the capital of Russia hope that North America will be in private talks with the Ukrainian authorities to warn against attempts to resume military operations in the Donbass, said Russia's permanent representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin on the air of television channel
"It's important that Kerry did this message As a message about the fact that North America is considered important to respect the Minsk agreement of 12 February. It is very Important that these statements were made after his meeting with the President and the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia. Let's hope that in private contacts Americans will send that message to Kiev. If this is so, then, has the opportunity to be, it will assist the implementation of the Minsk agreements ", - he said.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people.
The settlement of the situation in the Donbas is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict. 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.
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