Angelina Timofeeva. Russia must demonstrate that adheres to its commitments under the Minsk agreements, said on Thursday German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaking before the people's deputies of the Bundestag.
"at the European Council in March we came to a consensus about what punishment against Russia will be extended and closely linked with the implementation of the package of the Minsk agreements. Russia must demonstrate that its obligations contained therein, " - said Merkel.
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.
June 3 in the area of Marinci has been a serious battle, the victims of which, according to the UN, became 34. The military has accused the militia in the attack, the same called statements of Kiev speculation. Authorized self-proclaimed republics said that the Ukrainian Military continues to pull to the contact line of heavy equipment and jet systems of volley fire, and the intensity of the attacks increased. The authorities DND and LNR pushing that War had brought heavy weapons to a safe distance, regulated by the Minsk agreements. Read