The U.S. recognizes that the Ukrainian authorities violate the rules of the truce in the Donbass, but refuse to do so unambiguously.
"When We say that the separatists are responsible for the absolute majority of the number of violations, it means that the Ukrainian government was responsible for a very small number of cases," he said Wednesday at a press conference official authorized state Department Marie Harf.
along with this, She didn't want to answer "Yes or no" When reporters asked her to add, " recognize whether the United States that the government of Ukraine also violates the rules of the truce.
"We are not talking here of" Yes " or " no ". I think because it is right and not willing to play this game, " said Harf. She said that the story is about " the territory of Ukraine, and Ukraine can defend it ", along the way, again accusing the Russian Federation in the supply of weapons to militias.
the state Department envoy also asked why Washington believes that the Syrian government and the opposition are responsible for the "absolute overwhelming number" of violations. The reporters cited data, from which it follows that violations allegedly perpetrated equally by both parties. Harf said that Washington relies on its sources ", but promised to study the information provided to it.
Ukrainian authorities and Western countries have repeatedly accused the Russian Federation of interfering in Ukraine's internal Affairs. Moscow has stated many times that completely uninvolved in the events in the South-East of Ukraine, does not supply the militia military equipment and ammunition, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.