According to the U.S. Department of state representative, it must be a full-fledged peacekeeping force that controls the situation in the field of security.
Peacekeepers in the Donbass is ready to send Sweden, Finland, Austria, Serbia, Turkey and Belarus, - Volker
Special envoy of the US state Department on Ukraine Kurt Volker pointed out some countries that are willing to send their troops to Eastern Ukraine in the framework of the peacekeeping mission, according to mediaUA with reference to UNIAN.
"With regard to countries, a number of States have already announced that they will be ready to contribute. This was stated by Sweden, Finland, Austria, Belarus, Serbia, and Turkey. In my opinion, this is a good range of countries, including several States that are treated in Russia more as part of the West, and several States that are considered in the West as part of the CIS space, and I believe that the sense of balance it would be logical," – said the diplomat in an interview to "Echo of Moscow".
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However, Walker confirmed that the peacekeeping forces in the Donbas will have to act with a UN mandate. "How will it be organized, negotiable. How peacekeepers will be deployed, at what stage, to be discussed, but from a fundamental point of view, once fully implemented, it should be a genuine peacekeeping force in control of the situation in the field of security," the diplomat said.
We will remind, earlier the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that the resolution on the UN peacekeeping mission to Donbas already prepared by Ukraine and its Western partners. It includes 3 components: the peacekeepers themselves, the police forces and the international administration.
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has criticized the proposal on the peacekeepers in the Donbass, called him a "fraud". "We need a real UN peacekeeping mission, which would include the location of the international forces throughout the area of hostilities as a precondition for a ceasefire, political process and the holding of free in the Donbass local elections", – said Poroshenko.
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