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European component should be dominating in UN peacekeeping mission

February 19, 2015

UA Minister of Foreign Affairs believes that European component should dominate the UN peacekeeping mission

European component should be dominating in UN peacekeeping mission

Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin speaks on issue of possible sending of peacekeeping mission to the country.

Mr. Klimkin spoke on the issue during joint press conference with Greece Foreign Minister Nikosos Kotzias.

In case if this will be joint mission of UN and EU Ukrainian Foreign Minister will support the dominating European component there.


On February 18 National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine decided to apply to UN and EU on deployment of peacekeeping mission in Ukraine.

NSDC members believe that peacekeeping mission of UN should be located along the demarcation line in Donbas and uncontrolled parts of the state border with Russian Federation.

In addition, President Poroshenko raised the issue of mission during telephone conversations in ‘Norman format’.


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