The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the EU at the conference "Eastern partnership" in Riga will not discuss the possibility of sending peacekeepers to Ukraine, the Belgian foreign Minister Didier Reynders.
"As long as we not yet reached that level," said Reynders, answering the question whether Ministers to discuss the possibility to send peacekeepers to Ukraine, RIA " Novosti ". On Thursday, the 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. On the same day the 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. On Wednesday, 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.