Russia is directly responsible for the worsening situation in the Donbass, said the head of the press service of the state Department of the United States John Kirby, threatening a " price increase ".
He claimed that Russian forces and militias attacked with weapons of the creation of Kiev near settlements Marinka, Shirokino and Mariupol. According to his statement, the us government is concerned about new attacks in the designated areas, reports the news Agency." In carrying out these attacks, reportedly used heavy weapons, banned by the Minsk agreements, " - said the official representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the United States. However, He was subjected to charges of the Russian Federation that it " bears direct responsibility for these actions." Any attempt to seize more Ukrainian territory will be met by increasing the price (I.e. the tightening of the punishment relative to Russia), " added Kirby. Along with this, when he asked what additional restrictions the United States may be involved, the Commissioner of the state Department of the United States recognized that any ads on this score. Kirby said he was not able to speculate in regards to what other punishment and when could apply with respect to Russia and the USA. Kirby reiterated that Washington welcomes the recently adopted EU working-level preliminary decision to extend by six months its punishment relative to Russia.
anyway, despite the fact that North America and the EU have sought to act in this direction Together, no ads on the extension of U.S. sanctions or their extension not noticed Kirby. He also could not give any specific information, confirming that the Russian forces and in truth operate together with the militias in the East of Ukraine. The militia includes " a certain component forces of Russia ", says Kirby. In his view, equipped with weapons forces of Russia are supporting the militias in the East of Ukraine " institutional support to a certain level ". Like what happened in Marinka, Shirokino and Mariupol clashes Kirby was not characterized as a fundamentally new development, calling it " a continuation of the same aggression ", he demonstrated before the militia and Russia.