Kravchuk offers direct talks with Russia

Кравчук предлагает прямые переговоры с Россией

The ex-President said that Poroshenko and Putin does not need intermediaries.

The first President of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk proposed to initiate bilateral negotiations with Russia on peaceful settlement in the Donbass. He said this on air of the 5th channel, reports

“I criticize the Minsk agreement, I believe that this is a road to nowhere. The Minsk agreement played a role, it is necessary to positively assess. Stopped wide aggression and put Putin to the table – not at the table, and at the negotiating table. And he charged there as he wants, but he linked this table and it is positive. but to solve the question of Ukraine’s territorial integrity, sovereignty, the return of the Donbass, the return of the Crimea Minsk agreement can not ” – said Kravchuk.

In this regard, he proposed to negotiate with Russia to hold bilateral negotiations without the participation of intermediaries. “I think it’s hard to sit at the table with Putin and Poroshenko. Let’s create a working group. We’ll take ten questions. Ten questions for consideration, and we will begin one after another to consider. When people speak, guns are silent. But it is necessary to agree that this does not mean that cease to apply sanctions, we have already started to negotiate. They will cease when we agree, ” – said Kravchuk.

We will remind, earlier the German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the situation with the implementation of the Minsk agreements remains difficult.

As reported Корреспондент.net the leaders of France, Germany and Russia will meet because of the situation in the Donbas during the G20 summit. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko confirmed that on the discussion of Ukraine in Kyiv China is still not invited.

Hollande hopes the dialogue between Putin and Poroshenko