Moscow has proposed the development of 4 working groups in the framework of the Contact group on the situation in Ukraine, however, This is not dogma, and groups have the opportunity to be more, said the state Secretary, Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Grigory Karasin.
"We offered some time ago to make four groups, but It is not a dogma, them has the ability to be more, but it is important to begin to create them and so they began to work," said Karasin, reports a news Agency. He said that the creation of working groups within the framework of the Contact group Russia has devoted a lot of time." the development of working groups on areas is an extremely important work that ought to create as quickly as possible, Because this is the beginning of the process of political settlement, " He added. Explaining the possibility of entering in Ukraine and the Russian peacekeepers, He said that such information as is necessary to leave alone." Don't even Want to speculate on these hypothetical topic, noticed It.- Because it is Very important at this time is to devote all our efforts to go forward with the implementation process of the Minsk agreements." And all hypothetical questions about what might happen, what could happen or what will be the case " if "- in my opinion, should be left alone, " Karasin said. In explaining the words of the Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin has made a reference in the context of Ukrainian events to the situation with South Ossetia, the Secretary of state said: "He answered simply by sharp attacks in Russia, which came from the lips of American and Ukrainian representatives, This debate ". This Karasin expressed the view that the political process in Ukraine should start right now, but the Kyiv government should fear." Links to it, It should start only when certified by the withdrawal of all heavy weapons and when will consolidate the ceasefire Is excuses, " said Karasin." so Kiev is trying their best to delay the beginning of the political process, " said the Deputy Minister.- It seems that the Kyiv authorities are afraid of this political process and do not know how and from which side to approach him. This is important for understanding the current situation ". Before the last working day of the week, foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja said that the idea of peacekeepers to Ukraine unrealistic - this conclusion was made by the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the EU countries. On Thursday, Russia's permanent representative At the OSCE Andrey Kelin said that, 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. At the same time, 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.