Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk and the representative of the USA to the UN Samantha Power discussed further actions of the UN in the peaceful resolution of the conflict situation in the Donbass, informs the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers.
first it was claimed that the Power has arrived in Kyiv to review the progress of implementation of the Minsk agreements.
"During the meeting the interlocutors discussed the situation in Eastern Ukraine, the implementation of the Minsk agreements, as well as further steps to strengthen UN action in the search for peace and strengthening international solidarity around Ukraine ", - is informed in the report.
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.
The last document is dated 12 February - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone requires the Authorities of Ukraine to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized self-proclaimed DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of Power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".