The head of the Russian foreign Ministry said about the presence in Ukraine of foreign mercenaries From both the warring parties and tried to convince them out of this place, and also explained dialogues " channel four ".
In accordance With the Minsk agreements foreign mercenary soldiers fighting in Ukraine on both sides, must be removed From the territory of Ukraine, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia S. Lavrov In..
"must be displayed all mercenary soldiers and other citizens of foreign countries, there are currently at war, fighting on both sides. You see on TV from Europe - from the West, from East, from the Balkans and the Donbass, and the area controlled by Kiev, come, citizens, and among them, From the North of Europe - from the Baltic States, Scandinavia, is interviewed. So, the Minsk agreement shall provide, by itself, eliminate all these warring people From the territory of Ukraine "- quoted Lavrov RIA " Novosti ". The Minister reminded that the points of a complex of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements must be executed sequentially, and the first step is a complete truce, which at the present time, After the establishment of a "silence" in the Donbass From 1 September, can become sustainable. In addition, Lavrov said about the necessity of the withdrawal of weapons with a calibre of not more than 100 millimetres, After which it should, according to his statement, to commence the implementation of political agreements. At this step, drew the attention of the head of the Russian Ministry of foreign Affairs, From the territory of Ukraine are obliged to withdraw all foreign mercenaries. Then will be reconstructed supervision of Ukraine over the border in the Southeast, said the Russian Minister. He also said that leaders "channel four" spent quite a business phone conversation about How to implement the consensus of 12 February, while in the process of negotiating any ultimatums were not made. Remember, on the last working day of the week the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the last conversation in the Normandy format intensified his sense of cautious confidence. Last phone conversations of leaders "channel four" ended with an agreement to hold the summit in early October in Paris. In addition, on Thursday, the head of Ukraine did not want vestiphobia With the leaders of DPR and LPR. Poroshenko reminded that in order to resolve conflict situations in the Donbass there is a format of trilateral contact group, which, according to him, entirely justified. In the last month of summer foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in conversation With the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavel Klimkin tried to convince Kiev To direct dialogue With Donbass. As resembled Russia's envoy to the EU Vladimir Chizhov, in Accordance With the Minsk agreements, Kiev is obliged to come To a common understanding With the authorized DND and LNR on the content of about 10 laws, which then must be implemented equally in the interaction With them. The Minsk agreement also commits the parties to the conflict to engage in direct dialogue. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of August, the victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine began about 7, 9 thousand People, at least 17, 6 thousand Received damage to health.