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Volker: US ready to partially remove sanctions from Russia if Kremlin implements the Minsk agreements
The United States is ready to partially lift sanctions against Russia after full implementation of the Minsk agreements in the Donbas,stated US special representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker in an interview with Echo of Moscow.
"It's very simple, very, very simple. Secretary of State Tillerson, Pentagon chief James Mattis, [and] the US president have spoken about this: we want to see the restoration of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, [and] security and protection for all …
Putin’s Aide Surkov: next meeting with US representative for Ukraine Volker will take place in the beginning of 2018
Aide to the President of the Russian Federation, Vladislav Surkov, said that his next meeting with US Special Representative for Ukraine, Kurt Volker will be held next year.
"Most likely, in the new year, I hope that it will be at the beginning of next year," he said in an interview with TASS.
He also said that he does not see a subject for discussion. According to him, Russia "proposed a realistic and attainable peace initiative" on the security mission in the Donbas, and it must be accepted. …
Ukrainian President Poroshenko met with US special representative Volker to discuss situation in Donbas
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with the US special representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker, reported the press service of the Ukrainian President.During the meeting, the parties coordinated further steps to strengthen the international presence in the Donbas, both within the Normandy format, and at international organizations, primarily at the UN Security Council.Also, Poroshenko and Volker discussed the security situation in the region and noted the importance of implementing the …
Media: Volker and Surkov discussed peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine during recent meeting in Belgrade
US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker and Russian Presidential Advisor Vladislav Surkov discussed the introduction of a peacekeeping contingent in the Donbas during their meeting in Belgrade, a Ukrainian government source told Apostrophe news website.
“Initially the peacekeepers will facilitate the delimitation of forces, a complete ceasefire and the withdrawal of equipment. Thereafter the Verkhovna Rada will adopt laws as part of the Minsk agreements, and there will be an exchange …
US representative for Ukraine Volker: there is no doubt about the presence of Russian military in the Donbas
The presence of the Russian Armed Forces in the Donbas causes "no doubts", US Special Representative for the US Department of State Kurt Volker said.
“The statement that Russia manages and controls armed forces in the east of Ukraine does not raise any doubts today," he said in an interview with Gazeta.ru.
According to Volker, this has been confirmed through published photographs, including satellite imagery, information from social networks, interrogations of captured Russian servicemen, and …