Ukrainian initiative involves the invitation of the first peacekeepers to de-escalate, And then police mission EU to maintain order, said the foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, quoted.
The Council of national security and defence (NSDC) of Ukraine on February 18, decided to go to the UN and the EU in relation to deployment in Ukraine peacekeeping mission, which must be on the line of contact with the militia of Donbass and on the site of the Ukrainian border with Russia, Kiev does not control. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko called police mission EU optimal format international presence.
Both components are equally important, but at different stages. Law enforcement officers will be invited after the ceasefire to maintain order. But at this stage Ukraine needs peacekeepers. Their presence is a guarantee of compliance with the Minsk agreements, " the Minister said.