The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine approved the appeal of the President of Petro Poroshenko in the UN security Council and the EU Council on the deployment within the country international peacekeeping and security.
The decision on Tuesday upheld 341 parliamentarians with the required minimum of 226 votes, reports RIA " Novosti ". In the decree it is reported that Such treatment is necessary to create conditions for the rapid restoration of law and order, to ensure the constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens, creation of conditions for the return to their places of permanent residence, protection of rights and legitimate interests of legal entities, and to restore normal life in towns of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, de-escalate the situation "." The Verkhovna Rada decides: to approve the appeal on behalf of Ukraine in the security Council of the United Nations and the Council of the European Union about how to deploy within Ukraine international peacekeeping and security, " according to the document. In addition, the President has asked the international Organizations to send to Ukraine mission for untested assess the situation, according to a statement. On the first day of the week, the European source said that the issue of deploying in Donbass the EU police mission has the opportunity to be raised at the conference of the European Union on March 19-20. Remember, on 14 March, the European Commission received a request Ukraine to send in the Donbass police mission. According to European diplomats, this issue requires careful discussion." March 13, Kiev made a formal request to the UN on the placement of the peacekeeping mission in the South-East of the country. As said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the introduction of peacekeeping forces in the Kiev Donbass supported by the U.S., France and Britain. Before that, the foreign Minister of the European Union came to the conclusion that the idea to introduce peacekeepers in the Ukraine unrealistic. For its part, the Plenipotentiary of Russia to the EU Vladimir Chizhov also said that the proposal of Kiev on peacekeepers in the Donbas was not supported neither in the EU nor in the USA. The last truce in the Donbass started in mid-February. February 12, in the process nearly 16-hour negotiations was signed Document of the contact group on measures on implementation of the Minsk agreements. The document envisages a ceasefire in the Donbas with 00. 00 local time February fifteen, the withdrawal of all heavy weapons by both sides of the conflict " at equal distances width of at least 50 miles between them "