Vice-President of the EC: the EU and the US must prevent the escalation in Ukraine
The European Union and the United States are obliged to prevent the conflict in Ukraine has entered a stage of further escalation, said on the first day of the week the Vice-President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis.
"If the Minsk agreement will not be fully made by all parties, we may face a real risk of further escalation of the conflict ", - quotes Agency the words Dombrovskis said during the presentation at Harvard University in Cambridge (Massachusetts)." Europe and the United States are obliged to prevent it, " added the Vice-President of the EC.
during the presentation he also said that the EU and the US are obliged to go into action to Express support for Ukraine in its aspiration to build a " safe, stable and economically developed country in the neighbourhood of the European Union ".
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people.
The next meeting of the contact group on February 12 ended with the adoption of a package of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements, involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbas with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone. Soon after informing truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, the parties blame each other in violation of the "silence" and report that conduct only return fire.