Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba called on Russia to refrain from a new military attack on Ukraine and to hold talks at the negotiating table.
He informs about the CE ministerial meeting in Stockholm, Ukr correspondent reports.
“I want to develop more that Ukraine has remained committed to Minsk and the peaceful settlement of the Ukrainian-Russian conflict. We call on Russia to discuss ways to withdraw its troops from Donbass and Crimea. “Under Russian leadership, we refrained from a new military attack on Ukraine and entered the negotiating table,” he said.
Kuleba also called on Russia to refrain from trying to destabilize Ukraine from within.
This means that the head of Ukraine’s sky stressed that the Kremlin respects the rights of a sovereign state to freely choose their future remains a major challenge to stability in Europe.
“Russia’s armed aggression against Ukraine has led to an unprecedented crisis of confidence in this organization (OSCE). The Kremlin’s sky respects the right of a sovereign state to choose its future, and security arrangements remain a major challenge to stability in Europe, “he said.
Kuleba added that Moscow’s repeated refusals to demonstrate constructive contradictions as a party to the conflict within the Tripartite Contact Group and in the Normandy format had made Russia’s political will obvious to achieve a solution to the conflict.
According to Ukrinform, the 28th Council of Ministers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe began in the Swedish capital on Thursday, December 2, with the participation of the Foreign Minister from 57 participating countries.