John Kerry was afraid of traps in the idea of introducing “blue helmets” in the Donbass

John Kerry

Former U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry fears that supported by Russian President Vladimir Putin the idea of the introduction of UN peacekeepers in the conflict zone in the Donbass can be “a trap”. He stated this on Friday, September 15, during a speech at the forum “Yalta European strategy”, reports RIA Novosti.

“We need to make sure it’s not some kind of trap,” said former Secretary of state. He noted that in the zone of conflict in the first place to solve the issue define the border. Next, you should make sure of the necessity of implementing the Minsk agreements and availability guarantees that Ukraine can determine their own future without limitations.

September 11, Putin said that he supports the idea of sending UN peacekeepers to Ukraine. However, according to him, speech can go only about the function of ensuring the safety of OSCE personnel, the mission should work only on the demarcation line and any other areas.

Kiev also supports the peacekeeping mission, but believes that the focus should be on placement throughout the territory of Donbass until Russian border.