Plenipotentiary representative of the self-proclaimed DND on the talks in Minsk Denis Putilin believes that Germany and France are not sufficiently serve as guarantors of peace agreements, and they are obliged to follow Russia's example.
"DNR hopes that Germany and France to fulfill their role as guarantors of the Minsk agreements. Russia, here, is already doing everything in their power to ensure that the situation was resolved peacefully, " quoted Pushilin, the Donetsk news Agency.
Plenipotentiary representative of the DND reminded that currently are being prepared in the framework of the contact of the subgroup on safety on the texts of the agreements on the withdrawal of weapons with a calibre of 100 millimetres and demilitarization of Shirokino, but " on the final versions too early to say ", reports the Agency.
Answering the question of Agency, why dialogues subgroups lasted 27 hours, Pushilin said that " the position of Ukraine, which is contrary to our interests "." Around this are currently ongoing in all of the discussion, " he said.
on the first day of the weekend was a telephone conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande. The interlocutors discussed the diversion of weapons caliber greater than 100 millimeters and preparations for local elections in Eastern Ukraine. They also reaffirmed their commitment to the Minsk agreements and contacts in the "channel format" on the peaceful settlement of the situation in Ukraine. Putin expressed concern about the continued shelling of settlements of Donbass by Ukrainian security forces.