Russia ready to back their officers in the JCCC, if there will include the militants

Russia is ready to back his officers in The joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire in the Donbas (SCCC), but put forward two conditions.

In an interview with TASS said the state Secretary, Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Grigory Karasin.

Video settings response to escape Russian observers on Ukrainian officers left the occupied territory

Ukrainian observers, who followed the observance of the Minsk agreements in the occupied territory, returned home. They are not saying came back to the Ukrainian land, because that land is also considered Ukrainian. Say, half of Ukrainian websites are blocked there, the TV was only in the corridor, allowed to watch only Russian TV channels, so I missed home.

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20 December 2017, 20:10

According to him, Russia wants to ensure “normal, guaranteed conditions for work and stay of our military in SCCC”. Karasin claims that such conditions have not been established.

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“The joint centre should have the mandate that is written and approved documents and procedures for their actions. In short, a document that many would define, and guarantee the predictability of stay of the Russian military in this center”, – said the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry.

“In addition, we believe it is essential that this centre was represented by Donetsk and Lugansk. It is also an important condition,” – said the diplomat.

Karasin says that the Russian foreign Ministry has sent to Kiev four notes through diplomatic channels, but, according to him, the counter reaction has not yet been reported.

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We will remind that on December 19, 2017года Russian officers of the composition SCCC crossed the border with Ukraine and returned to Russia. The day before The Russian foreign Ministry has announced the withdrawal of Russian JCCC representatives from the Donbass as its representatives allegedly “have faced serious difficulties because of the position of the Ukrainian authorities.” The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine called the move another provocation.

The joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire and stabilization of the demarcation line was established in 2014 with headquarters in the Donetsk region. It was a joint group of Ukrainian and Russian officers, who controlled the observance of the Minsk agreements.

The Ukrainian JCCC representatives in the Donbas also on December 19 left the occupied part of the arrived in Soledar, located on the territory controlled by Ukraine.

Subsequently, the representative of Ukraine in the tripartite contact group for security Yevhen Marchuk said that Russia is ready to bring back its officers The joint center for control and coordination in the Donbas.

The head of the German foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, in turn, said that Germany will try to persuade the Russian government to return revoked officers. He drew attention to the fact that Russia, on the one hand, proposes to introduce a UN peacekeeping mission in the Donbass, and on the other is withdrawing their officers from SCCC. According to the Minister, a “characters” that do not correspond to each other.

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