Nikolai Adashkevich. The head of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves, speaking at the 70th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations in new York, has a primary focus on problems of global security, calling for diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict in Ukraine, said Wednesday the office of the head of the country.
"compared with last year possess weapons of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine is no longer so intense, but clashes continue daily. Crimea remains illegally occupied. Those who are responsible for the downed Malaysian airliner MH17 still at large. The protracted conflicts in Georgia, Moldova and Nagorno-Karabakh is still not resolved, " - said Ilves.
According to the President, diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving the conflict, which, according to his vision, exists between the Russian Federation and Ukraine, are required to continue." Dialogue and diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving the conflict between Russia and Ukraine must continue. Anyway, the solution to the conflict can not occur at the expense of principles that lie at the basis of European and world security ", - noted Ilves.
Moscow has stated many times that is not a party to domestic conflict, support of militias and does not send in the Donbass troops. Anyway, Kiev and the States of the West continues to blame Russia of "military aggression" and occasionally "find" in the East of Ukraine and in the border regions of Russia "certain units" of the armed forces, although international observers in the periodic inspections have never found any undeclared military activities.
Crimea became a Russian region after the March 2014 referendum in which a Large number of residents at that time still Ukrainian autonomy, do not recognise the legality of the coup d'etat in Ukraine, voted for annexation by Russia. In the capital of Russia emphasize that the referendum in Crimea meets standards of international law and the UN Charter. Ukraine still considers the Crimea her, but at the time occupied territory.
Boeing 777 organization Malaysia Airlines flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur flight MH17, crashed on July 17, 2014 in Donetsk region. Lost his life 298 persons. Kiev was subjected to charges of the collapse of the liner militias, but they told that don't have the means that would shoot down aircraft at this altitude.
in his speech, the head of Estonia has also expressed concern about the extension of the activities of " Islamic countries ".
"The Syrian and Libyan conflicts have led to radicalization in the region and the emergence of ISIL, which violates human values. No state protected before the threat that is ISIL, " said the leader, adding that Estonia supports the international coalition against the group.