Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk agreed with arrived to Kiev by U.S. assistant Secretary of state Victoria Nuland implementation of the Minsk agreements for Donbass and help US in this process, informs the press service of the Prime Minister on Thursday.
"The key topics of the negotiations were the issues of overcoming Russian aggression and the implementation of the Minsk agreements, the implementation of economic reforms and the fight against illegal activities of officials and assistance from the United States of America in these processes ", - is informed in the report.
Yatsenyuk and Nuland also discussed the implementation of the programme of cooperation between Kyiv international monetary Fund, as well as preparation for the entry into force of the free trade zone between Ukraine and the European Union on 1 January 2016.
Another important topic of the meeting was cooperation in investigations relative to output abroad illegal States of the former Ukrainian bureaucrats, stressed the press service.
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 settlement of the situation in the Donbas is discussed, and among them, at the meetings of the contact group in Minsk. The results of the last meeting on 6 may present turned out to form four working sub-groups on specific aspects of de-escalation of the conflict.
Moscow has also repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is not involved in the events in the Donbass, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February came amid a sharp escalation of the situation in the Donbass, provoked by the Ukrainian security forces, which increased the forces began to storm the position of the militia. Following the meeting, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a set of measures involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbas with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone.
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