: Kyiv names key condition for pursuing with political part of Minsk-2

19:06 Jun. 17, 2016

Kyiv names key condition for pursuing with political part of Minsk-2

Kostyantyn Yeliseyev. (Photo from UNIAN)

Security and ceasfire regime are key factors - Presidential Administration

The key prerequisite for any further shifts in the political part of the Minsk agreements is ensuring security in Donbas, said deputy head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Kostyantyn Yeliseyev during a Kyiv briefing Friday.

Watch also OSCE considers armed police mission to Donbas amid violence escalation

"A key prerequisite for any further changes to the so-called political part is to ensure the security part of Minsk agreements," he said. "In addition, we also discussed during of the Normandy Four leaders' advisers, the issues related to the withdrawal of all Russian forces, we talked about the resumption of Ukraine's control over the uncontrolled part of the Ukrainian-Russian border," said Yeliseyev.

As reported earlier, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has said that the elections in the occupied territories of Donbas are only possible after the deployment of the armed OSCE police mission that will ensure security in the area.

Reported by UNIAN

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