The Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov called Kyiv's proposal to dissolve the self-proclaimed republics of the Donbas (Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics) "very unexpected." According to him, these are some "new inputs" for Moscow, as well as for Berlin and Paris, reports RIA Novosti news agency.
After a meeting of a Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine in Minsk, the Press Secretary of the Kyiv's representative, Darka Olifer, stated that Ukraine is ready to fulfill its …
Ukraine is willing to implement the political part of the Minsk Agreements only after the dissolution of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR) and the withdrawal of troops along the demarcation line in the Donbas, said Darya Olifer, spokesperson for Leonid Kuchma, Ukraine’s representative in the Trilateral Contact Group, in a Facebook post.
Before the “political section” of the Minsk Agreements can be implemented, the shooting must also cease completely, the …
Former Ukrainian Ambassador to the US Valeriy Chaly confirmed to the LB.ua in an interview that Ukraine has not agreed to declassify the transcripts of the phone calls between US President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.
“If Ukraine agrees to publish the relevant phone call, according to procedure, it must agree to declassify it… Phone calls have a certain restricted access. In the US, it’s very closely regulated, you saw an example of this in the last scandal, …
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko stated that the European Union's sanctions against Russia could not be lifted until Russia fulfills its part of the Minsk agreements.
"We have a consensus with European Foreign Ministers that sanctions cannot be lifted if Russia does not fulfill its part of the Minsk agreements," wrote Prystaiko on Twitter.
Prystaiko also noted that the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry asked to strengthen sanctions because of the recent so-called "elections" in the Russian- …
US-produced Javelin anti-tank missile systems can now be used in eastern Ukraine following the transition to an open arms purchase procedure between the two countries, former Ukrainian Ambassador to the US Valeriy Chaly told LB.ua news outlet in an exclusive interview.
“We can now use these new anti-tank missile systems, when they are bought, at our discretion. And station them where we want, for example in eastern Ukraine,” he said.
The diplomat admitted that the current batch of Javelins …