The contacts between Russia And the United States on Ukraine useful, have the opportunity to help to resolve the situation, But in any case should not impose anything on Kiev, said the Prime Minister Medvedev D. a..
"Can help the European Union, And helps, by the way. I think that the role of a number of countries is very important in the current period. And the USA of America, without doubt, have the opportunity to help this process, because North America is the largest state, is very powerful that has something to hide, a key role in NATO, which has a controlling stake in the world economy And so on. And again, something to hide, Ukrainian rulers actively consult with Washington. And in this respect we believe that our Contacts with the Americans in this sense useful, "said Medvedev in interview of broadcasting company" Radio And Television Slovenia ".
"But in any case it is impossible to impose anything. Here's Ukraine's problem is that at some point, individual States wanted there to steer, to give an example of how you have the opportunity to develop the event. Well, Here's what happened, we all know", he said.
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, and similarly, in the framework of the "channel four" - Ukraine, Germany, France And Russia.
the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia S. V. Lavrov in conversation with the Secretary of state United States Secretary of state John Kerry on July 18 drew attention to the importance of influencing the process of implementation of the " Minsk-2 ", to provide a direct dialogue between Kiev And Donbass. The situation in the implementation of the agreements on the settlement of the fall in Ukraine, the constitutional reform in Ukraine And the humanitarian situation in the Donbas discussed in the current decade in a telephone conversation, the Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Grigory Karasin And U.S. assistant Secretary of state United States Victoria Nuland.