"Process of peace negotiations on Donbas came to a dead end, and we all see it" - Foreign Ministers of Poland and Germany

Escalation of the conflict in the Donbas actually showed that the peace talks came to a dead end.

Recent events in Mariupol and Donetsk demonstrated a setback in the peaceful settlement of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Foreign ministers of Poland and Germany Grzegorz Schetyna and Frank-Walter Steinmeier said during a meeting in Poland, Censor.NET reports citing Telewizja Republika.

"The process of peace negotiations on Donbas came to a dead end, and we all see it," Schetyna said.

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However, according to him, any initiative that will contribute to the settlement of the crisis will be received and find all kinds of support.

"We want efficient policy, fruitful diplomacy; we want to solve the conflict together. The efficiency is of high priority for us today," Schetyna said.

However, as Steinmeier noted, there is a "bitter setback" in the diplomatic settlement process.

He assessed the situation as a return to the "sharp conflict" phase.

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"People, including civilians, perish again, and it's all thanks to the separatists' desire to expand their influence," Steinmeier said adding that "the separatists are seemed to get support from Russia."

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n323362