The French Ambassador to Moscow Jean-Maurice Ripert believes that Paris, Berlin, Moscow and Kiev did a good job on resolving the situation around Ukraine.
"France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine did a good job, we are on the way out of the Ukrainian fall ", - He said, answering the Question Last news . Speaking about the forthcoming bilateral Commission, the Ambassador revealed that " we must prepare the future."
Returning to the subject of the visa relations between Moscow and Paris, He taught that the desire of the French side is " lifting short-term visas for Russian citizens ". In addition, He noted that it is also required to consent and other Schengen countries. He noticed again that the narrative is the wish of France." Migration risk from the Russian side is not " - He concluded.
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 began more than 8 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.
From 1 September in the Donbass entered into force another truce, both parties and observers state that it is observed. At the end of September was signed the agreement about the withdrawal of weapons with a caliber of not more than 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline. This process will be gradual. The authorities LNR have started to withdraw arms 3 October, 5 October, the Military also began to take vehicles in the Luhansk region. Power DND told that there are plans to begin withdrawal of heavy weapons in the 2nd part of October.