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 in the Donbass, said the Commissioner LNR at the political subgroup in the negotiations in Minsk Rodion Miroshnik.
"taking into account the statements made by Poroshenko in Berlin after the meeting, the leaders frankly perekrikivayutsya agreed decisions, there is little hope of correcting the position of the negotiators from Ukraine. To change the position of Kiev, the mediators in the face of Germany and France should not be limited to verbal pressure on Ukraine, but also to consider the introduction of sanctions against Kiev for failing to fulfill its own shoulders obligations during the Normandy and Minsk formats "? quotes his words RIA " Novosti ".
He noted that Commissioners Kiev, for various reasons, refuse not only to coordinate but also to discuss some questions proposed by the republics of changes, and among them, according to the " formula Steinmeier "." They (the Ukrainian authorities), for example, provide an exception to the law provisions conferring the status of "temporary "" special order of local self-government in the Donbass ", ? explained Miroshnik. Formula Steinmeier (the German foreign Minister, acting head of the OSCE Frank-Walter Steinmeier) defines the mechanism of introduction in action of the law on special order of local government in certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions on a temporary basis on election day and on an ongoing basis ? after the publication of the OSCE report on the election results. 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.