Appeals of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to the United States to accelerate the delivery of weapons to declare the actual reluctance of Kiev to conduct peace dialogues, told reporters on the first day of the week, the head of the state Duma's CIS Affairs, Eurasian integration and relations with compatriots Leonid Slutsky.
"Appeals from the Supreme Council to the Congress of the United States to accelerate the provision of full fledged military assistance and special status ally America show about the fact that the reluctance of Kiev to lead a peaceful dialogues. In the context of the forthcoming meeting of the contact group in Minsk summit in the channel format it looks especially cynical, " said the people's choice.
according to him, the success of any negotiation is possible only if the aspirations of the Ukrainian authorities to resolve the conflict peacefully through the cease-fire, return to dialogue.
"in fact, it appears that all peace initiatives consciously create a negative background, continuously accompanied by shelling the towns of Donbass and the requirements on the supply of weapons. So, Kyiv with their American sponsors systematically case leads only to an escalation of the conflict, " said Slutsky.
The Ukrainian authorities many times appealed to the United States and other countries with a petition for arms deliveries. Last Friday, assistant to the President of the United States on national security Susan rice said that the United States explore the possibility of providing Ukraine with direct military assistance. She added that this issue is pending. Also rice called providing direct military assistance to Ukraine is a major step that the United States wants to take together with partners.
Moscow warned Washington's designs arms deliveries to Ukraine, because this step will only lead to the escalation of the conflict.
Against arms shipments to Ukraine expressed and the vast number of European politicians.