Natalia Dobrovolskaya. The European Union is ready to discuss with Ukraine and the UN proposal of Kiev on sending peacekeepers to Ukraine, however, believes that At this point in time is most important to adhere to the Minsk agreement, where responsibilities for monitoring the position assigned to the OSCE, said the head of the EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini in Helsinki at a press conference with the Prime Minister of Finland Alexander Stubb.
"It's one of the things We will discuss with the President of Ukraine Peter Poroshenko. I discussed This with the Secretary General of the UN, because the number of sentences or thoughts is a peacekeeping mission of the UN. I think what We need to do now Is to comply with all points of the Minsk agreement and stick to it, " said Mogherini, answering the question, whether in Ukraine OSCE observers or need to think about sending peacekeepers.
by her expression, " in the Minsk agreement of the OSCE is specified as the organization responsible for monitoring." I would rather that the OSCE monitored, but at the same time it is necessary to increase the number of observers, to increase access to appropriate areas and to the required information, " said Mogherini.
He stated that " the EU has provided the OSCE mission satellite images and analysis of the situation on the spot, so they have more tools to monitor.
"We will discuss tomorrow in Riga at the informal meeting of Ministers of foreign Affairs of the EU, jointly with the OSCE Secretary General real measures of the European Union for specific support of the OSCE mission, so she could be more effective in the future. We need to do more to make it more effective, but We need to stick to her role, " he said Mogherini.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, took place against a background of a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, instigated by the Ukrainian law enforcers who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. According to the results of the meeting of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a package of measures involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone.