The EU believes that Steinmeier formula may lead to further efforts for the fulfillment of Minsk Agreements to the full extent as Interfax-Ukraine, reports citing Maja Kocijancic, the Spokesperson of Federica Mogherini.
“The results of yesterday’s discussion of the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk, including on Steinmeier formula are the step, which, as we hope, may lead to further efforts for the complete fulfillment of Minsk Agreements by all sides,” she stated.
Kocijancic also noted that it “for its part, is the key for the reaching of sustainable peace solution of the conflict in the east of Ukraine”.
“The European Union constantly supports the work in Normandy Format of the Trilateral Contact Group and OSCE in its efforts to facilitate the implementation of Minsk Agreements. The EU remains to be firm in the complete support of independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine within the internationally recognized border,” she underlined.
As we reported, Ukrainian side published the text of Steinmeier formula.
Earlier we reported that the far-right National Corps has begun the termless protest and urged the Ukrainians to join the campaign “against capitulation” near the Office of the President.
On October 1, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky stated that Ukraine reported on the agreement of Steinmeier formula text in response to the letter of OSCE Special Representative in Trilateral Contac Group Martin Sajdik.