The ex-President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves criticized the idea of the Kremlin on the placement of UN peacekeepers on the demarcation line in the Donbass. About this he wrote in Twitter.

“I still would have understood peacekeepers on the border of Russia and Ukraine, but on the “border” of Ukraine and Ukraine is not” – said the politician.

I would understand if the peacekeepers were at the border between Russia and Ukraine but if Ukraine and between Ukraine, no.

– toomas hendrik ilves (@IlvesToomas) 6 September 2017 R.

See also: Gryzlov: Peacekeepers only after the special status for Donbass

5 September 2017, Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia said that Russia has sent the Organization a draft resolution on the deployment of peacekeepers on the contact line in the Donbass. Russian President Vladimir Putin noted that the presence of UN peacekeepers in the Donbass “would benefit the resolution of the conflict”, but then said that in his understanding we are talking about “people who ensure the safety of the OSCE mission,” and which “must be on the boundary line and no other areas.”

Ukraine has opposed the participation of the Russian Federation in the UN peacekeeping mission in the Donbass in the case that the decision to conduct such an operation were to be adopted.

5 September 2017, the representative of Ukraine in the humanitarian sub-group the Minsk process Irina Gerashchenko said that Putin distorts the idea of peacekeepers in the Donbass.

Read also: Egypt: In the Russian draft resolution no of peacekeeping

The former President of Estonia: No peacekeepers between Ukraine and Ukraine 06.09.2017

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