Russia, US have discussion on deploying a UN mission to Donbass


November 14, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

BELGRADE, Serbia – Russian Presidential Aide Vladislav Surkov said following his meeting with US Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker in Belgrade yesterday that Russia and the US have seriously contemplated the possibility of deploying a UN mission to the disputed eastern Ukraine have thorough discussions.

“We thoroughly discussed the Russian initiative on the deployment of a UN mission to Ukraine,” he said.

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“Our American friends presented their proposals concerning our Security Council draft resolution, which contained 29 paragraphs,” he said. 

“Our delegation came to the conclusion that three of them were acceptable,” the Kremlin aide added. 

Both Surkov and Volker were confident that “the Minsk Agreements should be implemented.” 

“In order to do that, there is a need to accelerate the fulfillment of Kiev’s political obligations and at the same time strengthen security in the conflict zone,” Surkov said.

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