Speaker of the people's Council of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic, the Plenipotentiary representative of the DND in the contact group Denis Putilin said that the Plenipotentiaries of the Republic from the outset, sought to resolve the confrontation in the Donbass dialogue, but the actions of the Kiev forced them to take up arms.
"From the beginning we were not going to militarily resolve the conflict. We wanted from the very beginning of the dialogue, from the very beginning to be heard, and only absolutely rigid rules, which put us in Ukraine, has forced us to take up arms, "- said Pushilin on Thursday in the round table "integration of Donbass in the Russian Federation" in Lugansk.
He noticed that the confrontation was so " hot " phase, which proceed To discuss economic and political matters for Kiev were very painful.
"At the moment of signing of the document (the Minsk agreement - ed.) We were ready to engage in dialogue, to conduct policy discussions, to solve economic issues for cooperation, however, Ukraine was not ready. Unfortunately, We see how events unfold, Ukraine is not ready and in our days ", - said the Speaker.