MOSCOW, 2 Oct. /TASS/. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that Kyiv’s position is the reason for delaying a decision on the UN forces in the Donbass.
“In Kiev”, – he said to journalists in response to the question, what is the reason for the delay.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on 5 September issued a proposal for the placement of the UN mission on the contact line in the Donbass to ensure the safety of members of Special monitoring mission of the OSCE.
However, he noted that this will only happen with the consent of the proclaimed Lugansk and Donetsk national republics after the withdrawal of the conflict parties weapons, as foreseen by the Minsk agreements.
Later, the President said that the deployment of the mission possible in the places of work of the observers. Kiev insists that the UN forces were placed first of all on the border of Ukraine with Russia.