U.S. again urges Russia to cease aggression against Ukraine

Russia must fully meet its Minsk commitments.

REUTERS

REUTERS

The United States has once again urged the Russian Federation to cease aggression against Ukraine.

Read alsoUkraine to insist on revision of Minsk agreements

"5 years after the establishment of a 'Package of Measures' for the Minsk agreements implementation, Ukrainians continue to die as a result of Russian aggression. Russia must cease its aggression and fully meet its Minsk commitments," the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine wrote on Twitter on February 12, 2020.

UNIAN memo. Peace talks on Donbas, eastern Ukraine, were held in Minsk on February 12, 2015. The participants were the then President of Ukraine Poroshenko, the then French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

As a result of the negotiations, a set of measures aimed at implementing the Minsk agreements reached in September 2014 was approved. In addition, a declaration was adopted by the leaders of Ukraine, France, Germany, and Russia in support of these measures.

Among other things, the agreements reached by the Normandy Four leaders provide for a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, the withdrawal of all heavy weapons from Ukrainian territory, the exchange and release of all hostages, as well as the holding of local elections in Donbas.

Related news

Ukraine may be granted Enhanced Opportunity Partner status in Oct – defense minister.

The minister says that advisers and consultants working on behalf of NATO in Ukraine are happy with the pace of reforms in the country.

Normandy format meeting: Is it worth hoping for it?.

Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky expressed hope that the next meeting of the Normandy Four would take place in April this year. His optimism is not shared by the current Foreign Minister, Vadym Pry...

MP explained why he did not get up during minute of silence in memory of those killed on Maidan.

According to MP, deputy speaker offered to honor memory of one part of victims, and he is categorically against such approach

Ukraine's Constitutional Court delegates to attend Moldovan peers' 25th anniversary, Russians also expected.

The Ukrainian judges are not scheduled to meet with Russian counterparts.

Former Berkut fighters gather in Kyiv to honor memory of law enforcers deceased at Revolution of Dignity.

Berkut law enforcers' lawyer refused to comment where the Berkut fighters stay as they suspected in the mass shootings of the protesters at Maidan

By continuing to browse World News (UAZMI), you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and agree to the use of cookies