If there is a need in the introduction to the site of Ukrainian peacekeepers of the UN and OSCE forces are not enough, then it would make sense to the introduction of new forms, said Russia's permanent representative at the OSCE Andrey Kelin.
"It seems to me, because This question (UN peacekeepers), which, firstly, has not been worked out in Minsk agreements. There all the functions for monitoring the truce is completely devoted to the OSCE. The situation until does not dictate that introduced fresh elements, for example, peacekeeping by the United Nations. If and when such a need arises, and we will see that the strength of the OSCE There is not enough, perhaps, it would make sense to introduce new forms, "the Russian diplomat said, RIA" Novosti ". According to k?lin, consensus about the fact that completely put under the supervision of the OSCE observers complete verification of arms in the Donbass. He also said that the question of expanding the presence of OSCE observers to the Russian-Ukrainian border on today is not." Minsk agreement provide for the possibility of tolerance and a gradual transfer of observations (abroad) to the Ukrainian border, but only once will be adopted constitutional reform Before the end of the current year. It is a process that can begin, but this is bound to happen and to start a political settlement. At this point in time about the expansion of the presence of observers of the Russian-Ukrainian border of the question, " said the Russian diplomat. First on Thursday during a telephone conversation with the head of European diplomacy Federica, Mogherini head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko tried to convince to make international efforts to accommodate peacekeeping forces in the Donbass. Before that, Prime Minister of Finland Alexander Stubb said that the EU could send a peacekeeping mission to Ukraine only because of the mandate of the UN security Council, which is unlikely to be obtained. Prior to that, Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Gennady Gatilov said that at this stage of the settlement of the Minsk agreements sufficient monitoring mission of the OSCE, the introduction of peacekeepers to Ukraine Moscow does not support. Yesterday, the Commissioner of Russia to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said that the proposal of Kiev on peacekeepers in the Donbass was not supported neither in the EU nor in the USA. Remember, February 18, Poroshenko has made the initiative of the Council to discuss the introduction of peacekeepers to the country. The NSDC of Ukraine has decided to appeal to the UN and the EU in relation to deployment in Ukraine police mission. It was stated that Kiev offers to enter in the Donbass first peacekeepers to de-escalate, and then the police mission EU to maintain order. Secretary-General of the United Nations ban Ki-moon on February 24, agreed with the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin possible deployment of a peacekeeping mission in the conflict area. The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine motivated request of Kiev about peacekeepers fact that the OSCE is unable to cope with the control of the armistice.