Parliament of Ukraine intends to consider breaking off diplomatic relations with Russia.
Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) Committee on Foreign Affairs has supported the initiative on the cut off diplomatic relations with Russia, stated on Wednesday the deputy of the Ukrainian Parliament Volodymyr Parasyuk.
“The Foreign Affairs Committee has decided to support our decision to cut off diplomatic relations with the Russian Federation. The discussion continued for nearly an hour… But the decision has been passed. Now we wait for the supportive decision in the Parliament”
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin spoke out against the initiative. He said that the breaking off diplomatic relations with Moscow can eliminate the negotiation format and jeopardize the implementation of the Minsk agreements.
Meanwhile, a special monitoring mission of the OSCE continues to record a large number of ceasefire violations on the territory of Donetsk region.