The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century sure if Kiev will make the 1st step and stop punitive operation, the East of Ukraine will also cease fire and sit at the negotiating table.
" I am convinced that 1st step is obliged to do one who feels responsible for the absence of the danger of his country. This is, most importantly, citizens, declared himself the power, It is a legitimate policy, " Lavrov said in Paris on results of the meeting With U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry, RIA " news "." for this reason, the first step must be to halt the so-called counter-terrorism, but in reality punitive operations, and I am convinced that and Lugansk, and Donetsk in this case will do what many times they said, will be ready to stop the fire and sit down at the negotiating table. With intermediaries, without It doesn't matter now, " said Lavrov." In order to start talking about how to reach agreements on shared accommodation, about how the different regions of Ukraine will interact among themselves, need to stop killing civilians, " said the Minister. Lavrov drew attention that if the Kiev authorities will do and stop the use of the army against its own people, It will signal to unite and negotiations between the parties. Thus all those who have influence on the Ukrainian side, are obliged to help. He said that the violence must be stopped " from all sides, as there exists the so-called third force ". Bilateral dialogues took place in one of the hotels in Central Paris in the beginning of celebration of the 70-th anniversary of the allied landing in Normandy. Lavrov said that in the capital of Russia would like to see Ukraine a peaceful and stable country in which all citizens feel equal. In his vision, the statements of the US and European Union creates the part of politicians in Kiev, the illusion of permissiveness.