Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly spoke about the need for compliance Kiev Minsk agreement, said Last news official authorized the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Japan Yasuhisa Kawamura.
"Mr. Abe also met with Poroshenko today (September 28 local time - ed.) and discussed the situation in Ukraine. He told Poroshenko that the Minsk agreement must be fully respected also and Ukraine ", - said the head of the Department.
Kawamura also said that during last meeting of Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin on 28 September on the sidelines of the UNGA, the Prime Minister " acknowledged that an agreement on the ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine observed more or more since September ".
"He (Abe - ed.) said that He expects the summit in" Norman format ", which was planned on 2 October, will bring results. Mr. Abe also said Russia expected that it will play a constructive role towards full implementation of the Minsk agreements. In response, President Putin said that Ukraine should itself not violate the Minsk agreement ", - added official representative of the MFA of Japan.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 7, 9 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.