Ukraine has introduced in the security Council of the United Nations the draft resolution on the UN peacekeeping mission in the conflict zone in the East of the country. Contained in the Kiev the draft, according to Ukrainian diplomats, confirmed “the role of Russia as an aggressor”.
As he writes in Thursday newspaper “Kommersant”, in the Security Council of the United Nations introduced another draft resolution on the introduction of “blue helmets” in the conflict zone in Eastern Ukraine. Project prepared by Ukrainian diplomats and is a “counter-proposal” to the Russian proposal on the introduction of peacekeepers in Donbass. This edition has told a source close to the Russian delegation at the UN General Assembly.
“This counter-proposal they had prepared only after our initiative, and before that was engaged in populism,” — said the interlocutor of the newspaper.
Included in the document, the wording will confirm “the role of Russia as an aggressor,” says the Ukrainian side. We are talking about the requirement to include in the resolution wording or “operation to enforce peace” or “operation to restore peace.”
The project also assumes that the deployment of a peacekeeping mission will spend at least six months.
Informed about the possibility of making Kiev his version of the draft resolution, said Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia. Against the Russian proposal, which has already been discussed in the security Council, the US and Ukraine.
During his speech at the 72nd session of the General Assembly of the United Nations the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov insisted that the reform of peacekeeping should maintain the basic principle of peacekeepers can be deployed only with the consent of the parties to the conflict. He stated on the reform of peacekeeping, the security Council meeting of the organization.
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Vice-President of the United States, Mike Pence left the meeting room of the UN security Council before the speech of the foreign Minister of the Russian Federation.
As reported by the people in the courtroom journalists, Poroshenko left the hall after his speech, Pence came in a few minutes.
In his speech, the Ukrainian leader rejected the proposal of the Russian side, the peacekeepers, seeing in it an attempt to “freeze the conflict”.