Vladimir Dobrovolsky. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that he wanted the meeting in Munich to call the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov to put pressure on the authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics For a ceasefire in the East of Ukraine.
Stoltenberg wants to meet with Lavrov on the margins of the conference on security, held in Munich this week.
"I will hold several meetings in Munich. I will meet with the Vice President (USA Joe) Biden, the President of Ukraine Peter Poroshenko, Lavrov and others. My meeting with the Minister of foreign Affairs Lavrov - part political contacts, which We supported with Russia, " said Mr Stoltenberg correspondents.
For NATO it is important to emphasize that the Russian Federation is responsible for violation of international law, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, the Crimea, the destabilization of Eastern Ukraine. We urge the Russian Federation to stop the separatists, not to disturb the Minsk agreement and to use all their influence on the separatists, they comply with the ceasefire, " said the Secretary-General, responding to a question about what position he will take on the negotiations with the Russian Minister.
Moscow has stated many times that completely uninvolved in the events in the South-East of Ukraine, does not supply the militia military equipment and ammunition, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.
The situation in the Donbass very quickly escalated in January, then as the Ukrainian Military, taking advantage of the truce and building up forces in the South-East of the country, began to storm the position of the militia, starting With. the General staff of Ukraine said that " the Ukrainian army has enough personnel and equipment to deal the final blow ". While the chief of staff Viktor Murzenko, despite the many times heard before the attacks against the capital of Russia, admitted that the departments of the Russian army within the country there.
After a sharp increase in the number of victims among the civilian population militia told about what to protect yourself shelling of residential areas.
One of the most hot spots of conflict between the security forces and militias in the Donbass was Debaltsevo, the area in which the environment gets larger grouping of the Ukrainian military. See the Last photo service covers newsworthy news