The mode of punishment is relatively Russia have the opportunity to be changed in compliance With the Minsk agreement, said U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry.
"I think we will be able in the coming months to ensure executed if the Minsk agreement, as after the last meeting of the Norman group in Paris observed the ceasefire Regime and are serious weapons. Then, ultimately, has the ability to change the position on punishment ", — leads RIA "Novosti" message Kerry at a meeting With teachers and students at Harvard on Tuesday.
U.S. Secretary of state also said that States seek changes in Russia's position towards Ukraine and " will in the coming months to prove whether to do it appropriately." Since mid-April last year, the Kiev authorities carried out 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. September 1, in the Donbass began a ceasefire, which the parties to the conflict agreed on 26 August in Minsk during the meeting of the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine. On the last working day of the week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Cameron D. told that the anti-Russian punishment will cancel after the full implementation of the Minsk agreements. On Wednesday, speaking in Germany, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker called for improving the EU's relations With Russia. Review the head of the European Commission, the establishment of relations With Russia " unattractive, but necessary ". While Juncker said that Russia, too, need to change. Citizens of Russia – "proud people" that plays " a role ", he said. The official criticized the position of US President, Barack Hussein Obama, who called the Russian Federation as a " regional power ".