The supply of lethal weapons of the USA to Ukraine after the Minsk agreements will be absolutely irresponsible decision and will lead to escalation of the confrontation in this country, said Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak in an interview to television channel
"In General, the term "pressure" here in the USA is quite well developed at the present time with regard to relations with Russia. In itself It is a matter of deep disappointment. In regard to the supply of arms, again, This is from the area that it's more profitable to ask our American colleagues what they themselves think. I'll tell you what I think about It: It would be absolutely irresponsible and led to the increasing escalation of the conflict in Ukraine. It was so to the Minsk agreement and furthermore be it, if It is someone will think in the implementation period of the Minsk agreements. Because there needs peace, not weapons coming from the U.S., " said Kislyak.
first assistant to the U.S. President for national security Susan rice said North America explore the possibility of providing Ukraine with direct military assistance. Later 10 of U.S. senators, including John McCain, also made a proposal to provide weapons to the authorities of Ukraine. McCain said that he would submit to the Senate a draft law, which will require President Barack Hussein Obama to provide weapons of Ukraine, if the leader does not go on It. 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.
according to the results of the negotiations "channel four" Putin tried to convince the sides to show restraint and as quickly as possible to stop the bloodshed and go to the actual political process of long-term settlement.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, took place against a background of a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, instigated by the Ukrainian law enforcers who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. According to the results of the meeting of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a package of measures involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone.