Republic of Donbass expect the guarantor countries of the Minsk agreements today will convince Kiev to return to the peaceful dialogue, said the envoy of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) Denis Pushilin.
on August 24 scheduled meeting of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko with the President of the French Republic Francois Hollande And German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which is expected to discuss the situation in the Donbass.
"Europe is against the war. And I dream that on 24 August, Hollande And Merkel will try to convince Poroshenko to return to the Minsk format And the implementation of measures. And we very much hope that they will succeed. Otherwise the Donbass fresh destruction And sacrifice, and Ukraine - fresh "boilers" - quoted Pushilin, the Donetsk news Agency.
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 began more than 6, 8 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.