Leader Barack Obama consciously stepped away from negotiations " channel four ", knowing that its foreign policy is subject to much criticism among American citizens, And defeat in Minsk not played him on the arm, said head of the state Duma international Affairs Alexei Pushkov.
"I think that the American leader consciously took the position of some personal removal from this problem, he laid the responsibility on their allies, the Europeans, the EU leaders. It is so very much foreign policy defeats, "said Pushkov, RIA" Novosti ". Another defeat in the Ukraine, he thought, because it would be redundant. And so his foreign policy is subject to very great criticism in the United States. I think he consciously few got away, but, of course, he is invisibly present at these negotiations", added the head of state Duma Committee on international Affairs. The head of the French Republic Francois Hollande And German Chancellor Angela Merkel on these negotiations still consider the U.S. position, which is hard to support Kiev, Pushkov explained. In his vision, even if Obama was invited, he not only arrived on these dialogues. First President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin said that in the negotiations was signed Document of the contact group on measures aimed at the implementation of the Minsk agreements. The document envisages a ceasefire in the Donbass 00. 00 local time fifteen February, the withdrawal of all heavy weapons on both sides of the conflict " at equal distances width of at least 50 miles between them "