Militants and Russia have paralyzed the negotiations on the Donbas – Klimkin
Today, 16 February, in Munich, Germany held a bilateral meeting of Ministers of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and Russia Sergey Lavrov. Talked about the situation in the Donbas. But so no what to do.
About this Klimkin said after a meeting with Lavrov, reports “Interfax-Ukraine”. They spoke in particular about the release of hostages and political prisoners, and the UN peacekeeping mission in the Donbas.
“While we do not agree,” — said Klimkin.
Recall that Ukraine wants UN peacekeeping mission operated on the whole territory of Donbass, and not only on the demarcation line, as Russia wants. Kiev also requires that the peacekeepers were not Russians.
At the same time, Klimkin said that the negotiations on the Donbas in Minsk format can become impossible. In particular, due to threats of militants of the Ukrainian delegation. At the last meeting in Minsk, the militants threatened the first Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko and her children.
“We have long talked about the humanitarian aspects and asked to affect the occupation administration to avoid the recurrence of such incidents, as occurred at the last meeting of the humanitarian sub-group in Minsk,” – said Klimkin, was quoted by “European truth”.
Before Gerashchenko told about the threats of the militants:
“They threatened my children (say, think about your three children, we scary for them, and this is not the first outright threat), as well as humiliated Heavenly Hundred. I stopped this Orgy, reminded the coordinator of the OSCE on the inadmissibility of threats, and left the group,” she said.
Klimkin noted that the continuation of such practices endangers the Minsk format in General.
“The fact that they threatened to Irina (Gerashchenko), threatened the children is outside any border. If this will continue, we will not be able to say neither in Minsk, nor in any other format,” – said the head of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine.
Late today or tomorrow in Munich, also to be held negotiations, “Norman Quartet” in the Donbass.
Videocracy was a key question at the Munich security conference
In Germany starts the main informal world forum on security issues. In Munich today, will be talking about the restoration of peace in Donbas and Russian aggression. Open the Munich conference, the German Minister of defense, and in the evening there will be Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, according to preliminary information, there will be a meeting “Norman Quartet” at the level of Ministers of foreign Affairs.
Recall that in Munich is a three-day 54-I’m a security conference. Discussing the role of the EU in the world in security, its relations with Russia and the United States. Will touch on the themes of armed conflict in the middle East, cybersecurity, a possible nuclear threat of North Korea, cooperation between the EU and NATO. Will also discuss the war in Donbas and Russian aggression.
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