Ukrainian President requests the presence of a ‘police force’ consisting of EU member states’ peacekeeping personnel…? Only days after the implementation of the Minsk Ceasefire Agreement…? Being sent up to the region via Germany, perhaps…?
I keep remembering the cautionary words from my Sister. As mentioned before, this region is the most challenging tinderbox the World faces – and has faced – for the longest of times. The peacekeeping force – and the events surrounding their potential arrival – need to be watched closely.
Thank you to the ever-incredible Jean Haines for sharing this Russia Today article with us.
Published time: February 18, 2015 20:21
Edited time: February 19, 2015 13:5
Moscow criticized Kiev’s plan to invite an EU police force under the EU’s aegis for a peacekeeping mission in war-torn eastern Ukraine, saying the move would undermine the Minsk ceasefire agreement.
Ukraine’s Security and Defense Council said it will call on the UN and EU to deploy a peacekeeping mission as requested by President Petro Poroshenko. Moscow believes Kiev is trying to sideline the OSCE mission, which was tasked with monitoring the implementation of the Minsk ceasefire agreement.
“I think it’s a little bit disturbing, because they just signed the Minsk agreements on February 12. And the Minsk agreements provide for the role of the OSCE, There is nothing about the UN or European Union,” Russia’s ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, told RT
“So for them to start talking immediately about…
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