United States in favor of the deployment of UN peacekeepers in the Donbass, including throughout the occupied territory and on the border with Russia. This was stated by the speaker of the U.S. State Department’s Heather Nauert, reports Radio Liberty.
The United States insists that the peacekeepers were broad mandate to ensure peace and security throughout the territory of Donbas and on the border – “to avoid exacerbating or consolidation of the division of Ukraine”.
“We believe that the possibility of the UN peacekeeping force in Eastern Ukraine – it is an idea that certainly is worth exploring. We believe that this is a possible way to protect Ukrainian citizens, regardless of nationality. We believe that this creates the potential for the restoration of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” said Neuert.
US believe that we need a lasting ceasefire.
“We would like Russia to go on breeding forces along the line of contact, withdrew heavy weapons and allow full, unimpeded and secure access for international monitors, including the international border,” – said the spokesman.
Earlier, Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia said that Russia sent the Chairman of the UN security Council the tekeda alemu and the Secretary General of the organization Antonio Guterres the draft resolution on the deployment of peacekeepers on the contact line in the Donbass.
According to the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko, the Russian draft resolution “totally unrealistic things” in which “there is no peacekeeping”. According to him, Russia has offered to host the mission only on the line of contact, as well as to negotiate on this issue with representatives of the terrorists.
The state Department said that the peacekeepers in the East of Ukraine should be not only on the line of collision, and on the whole territory of Donbass.
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