NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Ukraine observed the cease-fire, and White house press Secretary Josh earnest ignored the case, saying that the situation has not changed.
"We will never accept that Ukraine could become the subject of bargaining," Stoltenberg said in the interview to the French newspaper Figaro.
He said that NATO will not change its position regarding the sovereignty and integrity of Ukraine and will continue its support politically and in practice, and maybe expand the cooperation with Kiev, reports RIA " Novosti "." Encouraging, the fact that (in the Ukraine) for the first time since early September observed a ceasefire. Moreover, the parties came to the agreement on the withdrawal of heavy weapons. This is another step forward, " said the Secretary-General. Referring to Russia's actions in the Syrian Arab Republic, Stoltenberg tried to convince Moscow to engage constructively in the battle against ISIL and finding a political solution to resolve the conflict. In the capital of the USA has told that " the situation in Ukraine, unfortunately, has not changed."" The changes that We'd like to see, must be that Russia has begun to fulfil its part of the " Minsk agreements ". When Russia starts to do It, then she will have an opportunity to begin to reintegrate into the international community ", - said Ernest, not mentioning the ceasefire, which already operates in the Donbas." We observe that the Russian Federation intervene in the situation in the East of Ukraine, We observe that it would destabilize (the situation) and violates the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the country (Ukraine). As a result, Russia faces serious consequences, impairing its economy, " added the spokesman.