Sands: Merkel and macron acknowledged the situation in Ukraine unacceptable

Dmitry Peskov

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MOSCOW, July 9. /TASS/. The presidents of Russia, France and Germany are United in the opinion that the current situation in Ukraine is unacceptable, partly because of the failure of the Minsk agreements by Kiev. This was stated on Sunday in interview to TV channel “Russia 1” the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

“All three of them (Vladimir Putin, Emmanuel macron and Angela Merkel – approx. TASS) agree that it is absolutely unacceptable that the situation in which we find ourselves. Minsk agreement are not met is the first, largely not fulfilled Kiev, this is important, especially the political part,” said the press Secretary of the Russian President.

According to Peskov, “it is difficult not to recognize.”

“The text of the Minsk agreement contains a list of steps that should fulfill the political plan of Kiev. No one comes to mind to dispute that Kiev does,” he added.

In addition, said Peskov, the leaders of the three countries are convinced that on the line of contact in Eastern Ukraine must come to rest. At the moment in this area “continues provocations still go cross-fire, and still not given to the heavy machinery.”

In the framework of the summit of “twenty” in Hamburg Putin, him and Merkel held July 8, a working Breakfast, during which he discussed the settlement of the situation in Ukraine.