Estonia supports introduction of UN peacekeepers into occupied Donbas
Estonia supports Ukraine in the issue of introducing a UN peacekeeping mission to the entire territory of the occupied Donbas, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has said.
"I am very grateful to the President of Estonia for the full support of ... the Ukrainian side. And we must do everything possible so that an agreed draft resolution that will provide the mandate to the entire occupied territory [of Donbas] of the UN peacekeeping forces, including the uncontrolled section of the Ukrainian-Russian border, as a very important condition of the security component for the start of the implementation of political processes," Poroshenko said during a joint press conference with President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid in Kyiv on Tuesday.
The head of the Ukrainian state also noted Estonia's contribution to the work of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in the east of Ukraine.
"A firm and principled position, objective information that comes from the observers of the Special Monitoring Mission, gives the world the opportunity to have objective information in order to clearly and principally determine the responsibility of the Russian side for flagrant violation of the Minsk agreements, in particular the security component, for violating the ceasefire regime and the withdrawal of troops, and obstruction to the beginning of the political process," Poroshenko noted.