Fresh clashes in the Southeast of Ukraine demonstrate the violation of the Minsk agreements, says Vice-President of the European Commission, former Prime Minister of Latvia Valdis Dombrovskis.
"The fighting around Donetsk in Ukraine are the obvious failures of the Minsk agreements. Fighting and the use of heavy weaponry must be completed, " wrote Dombrovskis on Thursday.
yesterday, the Ukrainian security forces told that the militia Wednesday night launched an attack on their positions near Marinka and Krasnogorovka near Donetsk, the Military repelled the attack. The self-proclaimed authorities of Donetsk national Republic was called the speculation a message of Kiev on the offensive plans of the militia near Donetsk. According to the speaker of the National Council DND Andrey Purgin, Marinka and Krasnogorovka are those settlements where Military are shelling residential areas of Donetsk.
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, 4 thousand people.
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 "