To provide the implementation of reforms by the Ukrainian authorities, the European Union must exert pressure not only on Moscow, But also in Kiev, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Belgium Didier Reynders.
"The normalization of relations With our Russian partners on progress in the Eastern regions of Ukraine. I said that the Minsk agreement is not perfect, But it is the only document and must be used by both parties. The EU should exert pressure on Moscow to move in this direction. But we must also put pressure on Kiev to ensure that it can carry out certain reforms: social, economic and constitutional ", - quotes RIA "news" the statement of Reindeer on the Crans Montana forum. According to his statement, the Council of Europe bodies, most of the Venice Commission, have the opportunity to help implement the political aspects of the Minsk agreement." in my opinion, not another constructive alternative. Because the alternative is, at best, a perpetual frozen conflict, and at worst - the old low-intensity conflict ", - said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Belgium. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. The military actively used heavy machinery and military aircraft and helicopters. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand People. With fifteen February, the parties to the conflict in the Donbass declared a truce, under agreements concluded in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations. However, despite the control system of the ceasefire, for the last time period shelling in Eastern Ukraine again became frequent. Ukrainian authorities and Western countries have repeatedly accused the Russian Federation of interfering in Ukraine's internal Affairs. Moscow has stated many times that had nothing to do with events in the South-East of Ukraine, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. In the capital of Russia emphasize that all the charges against her are unproven.