The Russian Federation and the United States reaffirmed support for the execution of the Minsk agreements
Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Grigory Karasin and the United States assistant Secretary of state for European Affairs Victoria Nuland at a meeting in Berlin have confirmed support for the implementation of the Minsk agreements on the settlement of the fall in the East of Ukraine.
"The sides had a detailed exchange of views on the prospects of settlement of the crisis in Ukraine and confirmed their support for the full implementation of the Minsk agreements of February 12,", - reported in the report on the Internet office of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. On Tuesday, White house press Secretary Josh Ernest said that the United States together with Russia to de-escalate the situation in the South-East of Ukraine, But have plans to continue to support the Ukrainian government. In addition, the Secretary of state of the United States John Kerry said that the dialogues of the contact group and sub-groups in Ukraine have become a bit more productive. We emphasize that the 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 ".