Member of Parliament criticized the idea of the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadim Pristayko about the possible withdrawal of Kiev from the Minsk agreements.
The Chairman of the political Council of the Ukrainian party “the Opposition platform For life” Viktor Medvedchuk.© Dmitry Feoktistov/TASSKIEV, November 30. /TASS/. Proposals by some Ukrainian politicians to abandon the implementation of the Minsk agreements mean a rejection of part of the territory of the country and the people who live there. This was stated by the head of the political Council of the party “Opposition platform For life”, the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Viktor Medvedchuk.”It [Ukraine] may declare withdrawal from the Minsk agreements. But those who from the agreement will be released and will not be included in another, it would mean the rejection of people from the territories. And under the Criminal code it is a violation of territorial integrity. It’s the actions that constitute the offense”, – he said in an interview on Saturday published by the TV channel “112 Ukraine”.
Medvedchuk separately criticized the idea of the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadim Pristayko about the possible withdrawal of Kiev from the Minsk agreements. “In pristayko there are already signs of the state crime for which he should be held responsible. It’s time to evaluate the statements Pristayko and many others who advocate for the fence, behind the wall, abandoning areas and for the rejection of the people”, – said the politician.
The Minsk agreement
Signed in February 2015 on the results of the summit “channel four” (France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine) the Complex of measures on implementation of Minsk agreements on the settlement of the situation in the Donbas provides for a ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons from the contact line, is the Amnesty, the beginning of dialogue to restore socio-economic relations of Kiev and Donbass, as well as the reform of the Constitution of Ukraine, the result of which should be the decentralization of power taking into account the special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
The document was approved and endorsed by the joint Declaration of the presidents of Russia, Ukraine, France and Chancellor of Germany in which the leaders announced the intention to “use their influence on relevant parties to facilitate the implementation of complex of measures”. Later a set of measures was endorsed by the Security Council resolution 2202, the UN, the security Council urged all parties to ensure its full implementation.