Assistant Tillerson: UN Peacekeepers in the Donbas – not an easy taskUncategorized November 16, 2017
The assistant Secretary Rex Tillerson for Europe and Eurasia Wess Mitchell discussed with the President of Petro Poroshenko , the issue of granting Ukraine lethal weapons. About it reports Radio Freedom.
This type of support remains on the agenda.
“As highlighted by the Secretary of defense Mattis, all lethal weapons – one of the possibilities that are still considering,” said Mitchell.
Also consider the introduction of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Donbass. According to Mitchell, this is no easy task.
“In this case, the UN peacekeeping force would have to enter the entire territory occupied and also include the diversion of armaments to the places of permanent deployment”, – explained the position of US assistant Secretary of state.
Mitchell also stated the willingness of the U.S. to tighten sanctions against Russia.
The meeting assistant Secretary of state and the President of Ukraine took place in Kiev on November 15.