Pushilin: words Poroshenko about the return of Donbass about the escalation
The words of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on the need to end the conflict with the return of Donbass region and Crimea only lead to the escalation of the situation, said the Vice-speaker of the people's Council of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Denis Pushilin on the last working day of the week.
first in the interview to Ukrainian TV channel STB Poroshenko said that " the war will end only when Ukraine will return to the Crimea and Donbass ".
"Such statements Poroshenko aimed at escalation of the confrontation in the Donbass. This again confirms the fact that Kiev is not ready for implementation of all conditions of the Minsk agreements ", - quotes the expression Pushilin, the Donetsk news Agency.
according to his statement, the statements of Kiev reflect the position of his " American patrons "." The Committee on armed services of the U.S. Congress agreed to provide $ 200 million for the production and delivery of weapons and training of the armed forces. It once again speaks about the fact that foreign sponsors of Kiev are preparing for a new war and not going to act in the framework of the " Minsk-2 ". We hope that all these actions of Kiev will not prevent the launch of the sub-groups of the contact group on the effective operation of which depends on the restoration of peace, " - said Pushilin.
He added that the Authorities DND ready for any development of events, but will as enough opportunities to solve the situation at the negotiating table.
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.
Crimea became a Russian region after the March referendum in 2014, where the overwhelming number of voters voted for secession from Ukraine and reunification with Russia.