United States of America are required to participate in the negotiation process on the resolution of the conflict situation in the South-East of Ukraine, said the Ukrainian ex-Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk after talks with Vice-President of the United States Joseph Biden in the U.S. capital.
"The United States of America are required to participate in the negotiation process on the settlement in Eastern Ukraine. Voiced this position at a meeting with the Vice President of the United States Joe Biden. Not losing my position, which is mentioned many times ", where He wrote on Facebook.
"The American side supports the position that the 1st and the main stage ? this is the stage of security. We can't jump to any political problems, Not having a secure solution ", ? He added. Yatsenyuk also said that the support of Ukraine remains a key foreign policy priorities of the United States. October 12, the so-called Group of friends of Ukraine from seven well-known politicians of the European Union called to make the United States a party to the negotiations in the Normandy format (France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine). In April of last year, the United States Ambassador to Russia John Tefft said that Obama "happily connected" to the negotiations "channel four" if he was invited. The government of Donetsk people's Republic spoke out against Obama's participation in the " Norman Quartet." Kiev said that it would welcome the accession of the United States to " Norman format ". On Tuesday, the Russian Ambassador to France Alexander Orlov said that the meeting of leaders "channel format" on Ukraine will meet in Berlin on 19 October at the invitation of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that "no solution to the question of Donbass, except" Normandy format ", no, Moscow would support it ", but the dialogue for the sake of talks useless. He was also called "pointless" meetings in this format after arranged by the Ukrainians attempts to commit terrorist acts in the Crimea.