US will demand Russia to honor Minsk agreements, - Mike Pence

At the Munich Security Conference, the U.S. vice-president Mike Pence declared that his country would demand that Russia honor a 2015 peace deal agreed upon in Minsk, aimed at ending violence in eastern Ukraine.

Censor.NET reports citing CNN.

"Know this: the United States will continue to hold Russia accountable, even as we search for new common group, which as you know, President Trump believes can be found... We must hold Russia accountable and demand that they honor the Minsk Agreements, beginning by de-escalating the violence in eastern Ukraine," Pence said.

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Moreover, the official added that the U.S. would "stand with Europe today and every day". At the same time, Pence did not offer any detailed policy proposals during his remarks, expressing in broad terms the U.S. commitment to fighting radical Islamic terrorism and to the NATO alliance, which Trump lambasted as "obsolete" during last year's presidential campaign.

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