Christina Moon Rodriguez. The Secretary General of the Council of Europe thorbj?rn Jagland tried to convince the ceasefire in Ukraine and to the observance of the Minsk agreements.
on Thursday, the Secretary-General stands in front of parliamentarians of the Assembly.
"must be terminated by fire, shall fully comply Minsk consensus," he said. Jagland noticed that " violence in South-Eastern Ukraine shall be terminated ".
"We must continue to assist Ukraine in establishing a solid democratic country," he added. The Secretary-General believes that in the long term, " the key here is the freedom and independence of Ukraine ".
" We can help Ukraine in the creation of the Constitution, which guarantees the territorial integrity and which simultaneously should start the process of decentralization ", - he added, Recalling the role of the Venice Commission in this process.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against disgruntled happened last February by the coup d'etat in the region. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict began more than 5 thousand civilians. On January 9, the intensity of attacks in the region has increased, as has the number of victims of the conflict. The Ministry of defence of Ukraine stated that increasing the reserves in all areas where combat operations are being conducted. In the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation believe that the recent events in the Donbass confirm the most serious concerns about the intention of Kiev by force to resolve the situation in the Donbass.