The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko after a series of talks with Western politicians said again Today that there is no substitute for the full implementation of the Minsk agreements for Donbass, informs the press service of the Ukrainian leader.
"Ukraine has reliable partners in the European Union and the United States of America ", - said the Head of the country at the meeting of the national Council of reforms on the last working day of the week, informing those present about the results of his talks with U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry and his assistant Victoria Nuland, as well as about the results of meetings with European leaders, which took place yesterday.
The head of state said that Ukraine remains among the main issues of the foreign policy agenda of the US and said the diplomatic efforts of the United States in a bilateral dialogue with Russia to ensure full implementation of the Minsk agreements.
"Today there is no substitute for the full implementation of the Minsk agreements and is a clear, coordinated position with the United States and our partners in the "channel format" - Germany and France ", - said Poroshenko.
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, 2 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.
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 "