Russia sent to the UN security Council a draft resolution on the introduction of peacekeepers in Donbass
Moscow sent to the United Nations the draft resolution on the deployment of peacekeepers on the contact line in the Donbass. This was announced by Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia, reports on Tuesday, September 5, TASS.
“Today we have submitted a corresponding draft resolution to the President of the Security Council (United Nations tekeda alemu) and UN Secretary-General (Antonio Guterres)”, — he told. The Ambassador expressed hope that the document will soon be circulated among security Council members.
Nebesa added that the project will be reviewed by experts of the member countries of the security Council. He also noted that the main discussion will begin next week.
Earlier Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the foreign Ministry to table a resolution in the UN security Council. As noted, the peacekeepers in the Donbass would ensure the safety of OSCE staff. In Kiev said that it will help to restore peace in the region, however, opposed the presence of Russian forces in the composition of the UN forces.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Sigman Gabriel, in turn, considered the introduction of peacekeeping contingent of potential step towards the abolition of anti-Russian sanctions.
August 23 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko promised in September to present at the UN General Assembly the idea of placing peacekeepers in the Donbass.
The armed conflict in the South-East of Ukraine began in the spring of 2014 after the attempt of the new Kiev authorities the power to suppress speech in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.