Minsk consensus are the only format that allows for the implementation of the peace settlement scenario the situation in the Donbass, said on Wednesday in Kiev, the Deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Valeriy Chaly.
"in respect of the Minsk process of resolving the situation in Donbas Valeriy Chaly has noticed that" the Minsk consensus are the only format that enables the realization of a peaceful diplomatic scenario of settlement of the situation ", - informs the press service of the presidential administration of Ukraine.
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 were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass 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.
Minsk is a permanent venue for meetings of the contact group Ukraine-Russia-OSCE with the authorized Donetsk and Lugansk national republics. In addition, in February in the capital of Belarus at the conference "channel four" (Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France) was generated by the Minsk agreement on Eastern settlement.