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Russia’s part in UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas unacceptable, - Ukraine’s defense minister
11:37, 15 November 2017
Russia’s part in UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas unacceptable, - Ukraine’s defense minister

Stepan Poltorak and his Canadian counterpart met in Vancouver

11:37, 15 November 2017

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Ukraine rules out Russian participation in the UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas. Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said so during his meeting with his Canadian colleague Harjit Sajjan, which took place in Vancouver.

‘We rule out Russia’s involvement in the future mission. I believe the mission’s activity in Donbas is quite possible with the support of our friends in the international arena. What we planned will be brought to life,’ the official said as quoted by his press service.    

The minister marked that Ukraine’s major demands in terms of bringing UN peacekeepers to Donbas conflict area are the following: the mission should be deployed across all over the militant-held territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions; international control should be established over the part of Ukraine-Russia state border (namely, the section, which is currently held by pro-Russian militants); all illegal armed formations and regular Russian troops should be removed from the Ukrainian territory. Besides, the peacekeepers should maintain control over the heavy weaponry storage.  

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