The head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk after talks with President of the European Council Donald Tusk said in Brussels with discussions on the mitigation of punishment with respect to Russia, however, the limits, according to his statement, will be maintained and even strengthened.
"in the EU discussions regarding mitigation of punishment against the Russian Federation. Discussion can only go about the continuation and strengthening of sanctions against Russia. Ukraine fulfills all that in Ukraine there was peace and stability, "Yatseniuk said, RIA" Novosti ". According to him, Russia is obliged to comply fully with the Minsk agreement." But for us, This is when each district of Donetsk and Lugansk regions will be our government, " - said Ukrainian Prime Minister." I am sure that the penalties against Russia will not be weakened, and macro-financial assistance to Ukraine will be maintained and enhanced, " Yatsenyuk. At the same time he said that the European Union States have not responded Ukraine with a request to send to the East of the country peacekeepers to ensure the implementation of the Minsk agreement." Not yet. Yesterday, the Parliament adopted a resolution demanding that the EU and the UN to send peacekeepers not only for testing but also to provide the implementation of the Minsk agreements. This is our common interest to deploy peacekeepers. This initiative, which was launched by the Ukrainian President and the Ukrainian government. We expect that the joint European friends will support this idea, " - said Yatsenyuk. According to his statement, " everyone wants peace in the European Union, and one of the tools to achieve that peace Is the deployment of peacekeepers ". First Thursday at the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine reported that the leadership of the European institutions transferred the appeal to the Council of the European Union with a request for the introduction of troops in Ukraine. On Tuesday, the Council 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. For its part the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the question of the peacekeeping mission in Ukraine can be discussed, but we need the consent of both parties to the conflict. 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 ". 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.