The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with assistant of Secretary General of the UN for political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, who is now in Ukraine on behalf of the UN Secretary General Pan Gi Mun. This was reported in the press service of the Head of state. Poroshenko said that in Ukraine there is no […]
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with assistant of Secretary General of the UN for political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, who is now in Ukraine on behalf of the UN Secretary General Pan Gi Mun. This was reported in the press service of the Head of state.
Poroshenko said that in Ukraine there is no internal conflict. “People in Donetsk and Lugansk want peace. The implementation of the peace plan, which we have proposed, determines our actions. We realize that the situation cannot be resolved only by military means”, he said.
The Head of state has informed about the execution by militants the column of civilians who tried to leave Lugansk. The President also reported about initiative from Ukrainian side to send the international humanitarian assistance in Lugansk, which being under control of terrorists, was on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe. The President stressed that in the Donbass personnel of the Russian military are fighting. There are reports that the Russian Federation continues send new weapons: tanks, artillery, rocket launchers, the same, of which the plane of“Malaysian airlines” was shot down. “I’m sure, the attack on civilian aircraft interpreted by all, as international terrorism, and the criminals involved in this should be prosecuted”, said Petro Poroshenko.
The President also paid attention to the problem of the hostages who were captured and illegally held in Russia. “Ordinary citizens of Ukraine were kidnapped by terrorists, and there is no explanation how it happened that they appeared in Russian prisons. We aspire thatthe international community helped us with the release of our hostages”, the President said.
Assistant of the UN Secretary General thanked the President on behalf of the Secretary General for his peace initiatives and invited him to take part in the session of the UN General Assembly, which will take place next month in New York.
Earlier, a group “IR” published evidence of capturing a fighting machinethe Pskov airborne division of Russia.