Kiev trying to disrupt the whole concept of the Minsk agreements on a settlement in the Donbass, to make it impossible for their implementation, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia S. Lavrov In..
"another impossible Kyiv position to interpret to derail the whole concept of the Minsk agreements – to turn everything upside down and thus make impossible the fulfillment of what is written in the complex of measures" – Lavrov said at a press conference in the Russian capital, RIA " Novosti ".
"in this regard, our Western partners: European countries, USA and start playing a very dangerous game, stating that, if there will be local elections in the Donbas ... this would mean the failure of the Minsk agreements. Draw your interest the fact that the Kiev government has consistently acted in complete contradiction With the Minsk agreements from the time of their entry into force ", - has added the Minister. Lavrov also said that the forthcoming meeting of foreign Ministers in the Normandy format will be held in the first day of the weekend. The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation considers that the extremely right-wing Ukrainian parties after harsh statements are unlikely to have the opportunity to be allowed to participate in local elections in the Donbass. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. 1 September in the Donbass began a ceasefire, which the parties to the conflict agreed on 26 August in Minsk during the last meeting of the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine. On 6 September, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that has worked hard to create a plan " B " to resolve the situation in Donbass, but leaves no hope for the implementation of the Minsk agreements.