The United States believes that the Syrian government and the opposition are responsible for a Large number of cases of violation of the ceasefire in Ukraine, said the Commissioner of the state Department, Jeff Rathke.
"A large number of violations of the ceasefire comes from Russia and the separatists," said Ratke correspondents.
Ukrainian Authorities and Western countries have repeatedly accused the Russian Federation of interfering in Ukraine's internal Affairs. Moscow has stated many times that completely uninvolved in the events in the South-East of Ukraine, does not supply the militia military equipment and ammunition, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.
"Weekly report of the special monitoring mission of the OSCE informs, for example, that on controlled Ukraine of the territory in the plant underwent a long artillery bombardment for several days the largest coking plant, which is also the largest employer in the Donbass. The report also mentions the violations of the ceasefire regime in Shirokino, this is again controlled by Ukraine area. It was also mentioned sporadic violent incidents in 2 cities monitored by the government in the Luhansk region, " said Ratke.
to the Question why he did not mention about the facts of violations of the truce by the Ukrainian security forces, which marked the OSCE, Ratke said that "it is important to look at the big picture" and reiterated that the militias responsible, according to the state Department, for a Large number of violations. To the Question, if he does not choose the individual testimonies of the OSCE in harm to others, Ratke said: "a Full report I currently no.
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, 2 thousand people.
The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict. The results of the last meeting of the contact group 6 may present turned out to form four sub-working groups on specific aspects of de-escalation of the conflict.
While shooting in the field continues, the parties blame each other in violation of the Minsk agreements.
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