The President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov did not rule out that Minsk consensus on Ukraine should be extended for the period after the New year, But will need to work out the deadline for their implementation.
"in this case, it was said in Paris yesterday about the fact that it cannot be excluded that about New year will not make it. And, of course, then the Minsk consensus will be required to last for the period after the New year. But, of course, is not infinite. And you will also need to develop some clear deadline, "said Sands in conversation host of the program" Vesti on the first day weekend " Sergei Brilev.
He said that Russia's position is that alternatives to the Minsk agreements now.
"And for this reason, of course, if the leadership of the Donbas will be flexible, and the head, And in truth, made a promise to use what influence he has on these commissioners, if the consent will be obtained, and, perhaps, even more important, if Kiev will go further still, And in truth towards the real implementation of the agreements, and not interpretations, then And in truth there is hope that the process will be launched, will start really moving toward Amnesty in the direction of political reform in the direction of the special status of those areas. And in combination with this there will also be elections ", - explained press Secretary of the head of the country.