The United States believes that the Russian Federation is obliged to release the citizen of Ukraine Hope Savchenko in Accordance with the Minsk agreements, said the official authorized state Department mark Toner.
The investigative Committee of Russia charges Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko's complicity In the forced deprivation of life 2 Russian correspondents in the Donbass in the summer of 2014, as well as illegal crossing of border of the Russian Federation and Ukraine under the guise of a refugee. The trial in the case Savchenko held in Donetsk city court of the Rostov region of the Russian Federation.
"The United States remains deeply concerned by the decision of Russian authorities to continue This baseless case. We believe that the only fair decision Is made without delay to remove (Savchenko) charges and return Nadia Savchenko home to Ukraine. This obligation, which she did when they signed the Minsk agreement ", - said Toner at a press conference.
Toner called Savchenko " the Ukrainian pilot and member of Parliament of Ukraine, which was kidnapped by Pro-Russian separatists ", which then " against her will ferried across the border (with Russia) and was charged with the murder."
at the same time he was not able to complement, considers whether Russia Nadezhda Savchenko person falling under the Minsk agreement. So, the official authorized state Department was not aware of the position of the Russian authorities, who from the outset not thought Savchenko voennoplenny and said about the fact that her release is not subject to the Minsk consensus.