Lavrov urged the West warn Ukraine

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The Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov called on Western countries to reason with the Ukrainian authorities.

According to him, is implementation of the Minsk agreements and dialogue with the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics Kiev illusions about entering in the Donbass, the occupation forces supported by Western States.

The foreign Minister said that Kiev is increasingly began to threaten the use of force resolution scenarios for confrontation.

According to Lavrov, those who «takes care» of the Kiev authorities, should warn their «wards», get them to end the blockade of Donbass, as well as discrimination of national minorities throughout the country.

The Minister stressed that Moscow supports the activities of the OSCE mission in Ukraine.

The issue of peacekeepers in the Donbass

Ukraine insists that the UN should have a broad mandate. Kiev considers necessary placement contingent on all territory of Donbass until Russian border.

Vladimir Putin, the introduction of UN peacekeepers in Ukraine was supported, while opposing a broad mandate. The President noted that the main function of the mission is to ensure the safety of OSCE staff. Russia also proposes to allocate only contingent on the demarcation line.

In April 2014, the new Ukrainian authorities launched a military operation against DND and LNR declared independence after a coup in Kiev two months before. According to the latest UN data, the number of victims of the conflict exceeded 10 thousand people. The settlement of the situation under discussion, in particular, during the meetings in Minsk of the contact group, which since September 2014 have adopted three documents, which reglamentary steps to de-escalate the conflict. However, after the conclusion of armistice agreements between the parties to the conflict continue shooting.

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