The Kremlin: the unwillingness of Kyiv to perform the Minsk agreement resulted in a fiasco


RIA Novosti

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin sees the situation with the implementation of the Minsk agreements as a fiasco. It is reported by RIA Novosti.

According to Peskov, the process of implementation of the agreements and the stabilization of the situation in the East of Ukraine interfere with the actions of the Armed forces of Ukraine on the frontline.

“The situation is compounded by the fact that due to the tension prevailing parties still cannot withdraw heavy weapons as it was prescribed previously achieved agreements, the cease-fire, there is no silence mode”, – said Peskov.

A Kremlin spokesman said that “crowns the list fiasco in the implementation plan of the Minsk agreements, the reluctance of Kiev to implement the political part of these agreements.”

He also said that in economic terms the situation is aggravated by the continuing blockade of Donbass.

Meeting of the assistants of the presidents of the countries-participants of the Normandy format is planned for Thursday, April 6. Russia at the meeting will represent Vladislav Surkov.