Russia is hoping that partners in the channel format will convince Kyiv to work and stop to play geopolitical farce, said the foreign Minister of Russia Sergei Lavrov at a press conference with members of the Association of European businesses.
"Russia has consistently sought a political and diplomatic settlement of the Ukrainian fall on the basis of the Minsk agreements. For this, Kiev is obliged to go through his part of the road. We expect our partners in the channel format will convince Kyiv to work and stop to play geopolitical farce ", ? quotes its words news Agency.
yesterday proclaimed LNR told that Germany and France can not be limited to verbal pressure on Kiev, it is necessary to apply penalties for failure to comply with the Minsk agreements for Donbass. The Ukrainian head Petro Poroshenko told Ukrainian media that those who advocate the abolition of the " Minsk-2 ", are required to offer an alternative." Alternative two: a military solution to the conflict and open attack on the Russian Federation ", ? he added. This Poroshenko tried to convince those who advocate the abolition of the agreements, " to take upon their own shoulders the responsibility for future victims ". The head of the international Department of the state Duma of the sixth convocation, Senator Alexei Pushkov assessed the words Poroshenko about the 2-radical alternatives to the Minsk agreements. On Wednesday in Berlin, was the 1st this year, the summit " channel four ", which was attended by the leaders of Russia, Germany, Ukraine and France Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel, Petro Poroshenko and Francois Hollande. The meeting began Wednesday evening and lasted about five hours, ending after midnight.