The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin believes that the Path to peace in the Donbass will be extremely difficult, as well as among them in terms of implementation of the Minsk agreements, reports on the last working day of the week Ukrainian.
"The path to peace will be extremely difficult, and in terms of implementation of the Minsk agreements ", - said Klimkin last night in the Ukrainian TV.
The Minister is confident that the situation in Eastern Ukraine can be solved at the negotiating table." Yes, we have successes, and major successes. But we really have to pass through de-escalation, to force those who currently have in Donetsk and Luhansk, to go the way of the world, to prevent the international Commonwealth to control there, and start a real political process, " he noted.
according to his statement, ought the conduct of elections in the Donbass." Real elections. Free and fair elections under the supervision of the international brotherhood, and only this is the Way forward ", - said the foreign Minister.
Klimkin also said that Kyiv to surrender no one can make "." since it is well understood that the key for us today are the European values and principles, and it is not some empty phrase or set of phrases, and we are ready to sacrifice for this ", - said the Minister, explaining that during the meetings in the format "channel four" Ministers of foreign Affairs of France Laurent Fabius and Germany's Frank-Walter Steinmeier expressed understanding of the situation in the Donbas and support for Ukraine.
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.
One of the most important points signed in February of the Minsk agreements was the constitutional reform, and the enactment of a permanent law on the special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. The agreement notes that decentralization should take place in coordination specifically, the commissioners of these districts, however, the Kiev Authorities are ignoring this provision, arguing about the fact that you are unwilling to have a dialogue with the authorized rebellious territories. Read the full text of the Minsk agreements "