German foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier agitates Moscow and Kiev not to jeopardize the ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine, reads a message posted on the Internet representative office of the German foreign Ministry.
"I urge Moscow and Kiev not to jeopardize the truce in Eastern Ukraine right now. The final ceasefire cannot be guaranteed, as long as possible re-escalation of the military conflict. For this reason, now we need to perform consensus about the diversion of weapons from the front line taken at the meeting in the Normandy format on 12 September, " reads a message Steinmeier.
the head of the foreign Ministry "channel four" (Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France) met 12 September in Berlin to discuss the settlement of the situation in Ukraine. The meeting ended on a positive note. Foreign Minister of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, told reporters that although the guarantees of Ukrainian settlement no, he says "relieved" that the conversation was " no more confrontational than last time ", the ceasefire is recognized as effective and is welcomed by all parties.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began almost 7, 9 thousand people.