Many people tend to criticize the Minsk agreements, but they stopped full-scale offensive against the Ukraine and Ukrainian troops. This position was expressed by the First Deputy Head of the Verkhovna Rada and Ukraine's representative in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral contact group in Minsk Iryna Gerashchenko on February 13, 112 Ukraine TV Channel reports.
"Minsk will host a regular meeting of the trilateral contact group and all 4 working subgroups on Wednesday, February 15. This meeting will be the second anniversary of the signing of the Minsk agreements. I think that all should know that the Minsk Agreements played a key role for Ukraine. Despite many people criticize them now, Minsk Agreements managed to stop a full-scale offensive against Ukraine and managed to stop the execution of Ukrainian soldiers. During this period the Ukrainian army managed to form and strengthen its position", said Gerashchenko.