USA together with Russia to de-escalate the situation in the South-East of Ukraine, But have plans to continue to support the Ukrainian government said on Tuesday, White house press Secretary Josh Ernest.
"We will continue to focus efforts on the support of the Ukrainian government by providing military and a small economic aid. We have made clear to the Russians that there is an opportunity to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine, to fulfill the commitments made in Minsk, and begin to return to the international community ", - said the press Secretary of the President of the United States.
According to the envoy of the White house, West punishment has caused damage to the Russian economy, but Russia's policy still did not change it. Remember, Moscow has stated many times that it is not involved in the events in southeastern Ukraine, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. Relations between Russia and the West worsened due to the fall in the Ukraine. United States, EU and other countries have imposed against Russia punishment, Moscow responded with countermeasures. The West is also subjected to charges of the Russian Federation of interfering in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, Russia is a fundamentally denies. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk acknowledged the benefit of the Minsk agreements as the most appropriate "ways to de-escalate the situation" in Ukraine and even called them On a given time "only solution" to the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. But he said that the success of these agreements depends on the diplomatic efforts for a strong and reliable Ukrainian army and the unity of the United States and the EU in opposition to the " Russian aggression ".