Lavrov: in the centre of the control over observance of the truce must be present DPR and LPR

MUNICH, February 13. In the centre of the control over observance of the truce should be attended by representatives of Lugansk and Donetsk. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov held after the meeting “channel four” (Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine).
“Drew attention to one the issue is not solved. As you remember, created the Joint center control and coordination on ceasefire and observance of the armistice (SCCC), he said. – Sanity in order to tackle this problem at the center have a presence in the centre of the self-proclaimed republics of Luhansk and Donetsk (LPR and DPR)”.

The head of the Russian foreign Ministry hopes that the Ministers “channel four” will meet again in the coming weeks. “Today, given the time constraints, we were only able to exchange estimates, he said. – I hope in the next few weeks we will have a substantive discussion”.

“The need to comply with fire nobody is being questioned,” said the foreign Minister. Lavrov also added that during today’s meeting, Russia again drew attention to the economic problems created by Kiev organized a blockade of Donbas.


Russia drew the attention of Germany, France, the USA that it is time to put an end to the failure of the Kiev Donetsk and Luhansk as legitimate negotiating partners, said the Minister. “Kiev does not consider the representatives of Lugansk and Donetsk for the parties to the negotiations. The funny thing is that it is the representatives of Lugansk and Donetsk (proclaimed) republics (DND and LNR) signed the Minsk agreement, and therefore their legitimacy as participants in the conflict is not in doubt. We have noticed our German and French partners, and earlier Americans that it is time for it to end”.