The us state Department said that the US and Russia have different views on the introduction of UN peacekeepers in the Donbass

Russia and USA have different views on the UN peacekeeping mission, which can enter the conflict zone in the Donbass. At the briefing of December 19 was declared by the speaker of the US state Department Heather Nauert, the press service of the Ministry.

«This is a question that we are still discussing. We have some concerns about how this will work. Russia insists on one, we insist on the other. But we continue to seriously consider this issue,» she said.

September 5, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the presence of UN peacekeepers would benefit the resolution of the conflict in the East of Ukraine. He said that peacekeeping forces were placed on the line of contact between the parties and «any other areas».

September 11 in conversation with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, Putin admitted that the armed UN mission can be in the conflict area in the Donbas not only on the line of contact. In his opinion, it must protect the special monitoring mission of the OSCE.

However, on 22 September, the speaker of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said Russia agree on the placement of the UN peacekeeping mission only on the frontline, not on the whole territory of Donbass.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at a meeting with Guterres on 21 September said that only a «mission with a comprehensive mandate» can help to restore peace in the Donbas.

On 28 October, the special envoy of the US state Department in Ukraine Kurt Volker called critical transfer of the Ukrainian-Russian border in the ATO zone under the control of the peacekeepers.

On 31 October the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that UN peacekeepers, which said Walker will become the «occupying forces».

On 10 November the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that the development of the draft resolution on the UN peacekeeping mission in the Donbas is at the final stage.




The us state Department said that the US and Russia have different views on the introduction of UN peacekeepers in the Donbass 20.12.2017

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