Walker: Peace in Donbas possible

Волкер: Мир на Донбассе возможен

Walker commented on the truce in the Donbass

The representative of US state Department on Ukraine Kurt Volker is sure that achieving peace in the Donbas is real and hopes that the Russian side will make every effort to that end.

Last 2017 remembered for the escalation of the conflict in the Donbas, there were a large number of violations of the Minsk agreements. This was stated in an interview with Radio Liberty the representative of US state Department on Ukraine Kurt Volker, published on Wednesday, January 24.

According to the representative of the state Department, in January of this year was significantly smaller violations of the regimes of the ceasefire in the Donbass. Walker did not rule out that this may be related to weather conditions.

“But I think it shows that peace is possible, that there could be a truce. I hope the Russian side will adhere to it in the future, efforts will be made to achieve real peace,” added the us official.

Recall, January 24, separatists three times violated the ceasefire, killing one soldier APU injured.

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