Demilitarized zone, and peacekeeping force necessary to stop military operations in the Donbass, says official authorized self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic in the contact group on peaceful settlement, the Deputy speaker of the people's Council DND Denis Putilin.
"We have long said that this area required a peacekeeping or observer contingent, and it is almost the only opportunity to fully stop the massacre of unarmed people in the Donbass, and to avoid in the future the next activation of hostilities," said Putilin on Sunday Donetsk news Agency.
He noted which the contingent necessary in the area of conflict." For us extremely important to have the same intermediaries who currently participate in the negotiation process: the OSCE and Russia, " he told reporters.
Putilin also said that he expects the negotiations in the channel format of the development of a mechanism to control the execution of signed memorandums, Both old and new.
As stated before, the leaders "channel four" agreed to hold the first day of the week meeting in Berlin With the participation of the authorized foreign Ministry, and to build on Tuesday tripartite meeting of the contact group.
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 were more than 5, 3 thousands of civilians. Hand many times attempted to come to a consensus With the mediation of the Russian Federation and the OSCE. In the autumn of this has led to a continuous reduction of the intensity of the fire, but after the new year holidays the situation again deteriorated. The number of attacks has increased, Mat told that increasing the reserves in all areas where combat operations are being conducted. Militias on its Part promised to push the front line to defend shelling of residential areas of the cities of the Ukrainian security forces.
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. 30 January in Minsk held a peaceful dialogues, but the participants did not sign the final document, the discussion continues. Later official Kyiv and the self-proclaimed Republic accused one another in the escalation of the conflict in the background of another failure in the negotiations.