Michael Egorin. The head of the French Republic Francois Hollande in a telephone conversation with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev expressed the view that the issue of the weakening of the punishment relative to Russia can be a full ceasefire, the withdrawal of heavy equipment and de-escalate conflict in the district of Mariupol, said the press service of the head of Kazakhstan.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of the citizens of the region. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict began almost 5, 7 thousands of civilians. The next meeting of the contact group on 12 February ended with the adoption of a package of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements, involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone.
However, shortly after informing truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, parties blame each other in violation of the "silence mode" and reported that they only return fire. Kiev is considering an appeal to the UN and the EU on the introduction of Donbass peacekeepers.
"Hollande said that in the case of a full ceasefire, the withdrawal of heavy equipment and de-escalate conflict in the district of Mariupol can be a discussion about the weakening of the punishment, according to the report of the press service.
According to the statement, Hollande responded to the question Nazarbayev about the conditions necessary for the gradual removal of sanctions between Russia and the European Union.
during the conversation the head of Kazakhstan and France exchanged views regarding the situation in the South-East of Ukraine in the context of the implementation of Complex of measures on realization of the Minsk agreements dated 12 February." The presidents of the two countries stressed that Minsk agreement already provide stopping the bloodshed. The importance of removal of heavy equipment from the zone of conflict, " the report says. The leaders of the two countries expressed readiness to continue cooperation with international partners on the settlement of the fall in Ukraine.
Western countries since March has repeatedly imposed punishment on a number of Russian politicians, businessmen and organizations because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices began in December limits, when the head of the U.S. announced an economic blockade of the Crimea, and in the sanctions List included a number of famous figures from the Crimea and Eastern Ukraine.
The list of Russian Citizens and organizations, first fell under the sentence, the material of the Fins news