Introduction the mission of UN peacekeepers to Ukraine, may be, was not discussed at the meeting between President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and U.S. Senator Robert Portman, the Agency reports referring to the Senator.
"I don't think we spoke about it," said Portman in response to a question about whether you discussed the supposed Introduction of the UN peacekeeping mission to Ukraine in the process of meeting with Poroshenko last week." I don't recall talking about it " - quoted Portman Agency.
Words Portman in conflict with the message of the press service of the Ukrainian leader, according to which at the meeting of politicians Poroshenko particularly clarified the need for the introduction of an international peacekeeping mission to ensure the stability of the peace process ".
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people. The problem of settlement of the Ukrainian fall under negotiation in different formats, for example, at the meetings of the contact group in Minsk with the mediation of Russia and the OSCE.
The next meeting of the contact group on February 12 ended with the adoption of a package of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements, involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbas with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone. Soon after informing truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, the parties blame each other in violation of the "silence" and report that conduct only return fire.