The Chairman of the European Affairs Committee of French Senate Jean Bizet said that Ukraine should guarantee the right of the Donbass speak Russian. He declared it in interview “news”.
Answering the question of what issues will be discussed at the meeting in the “Normandy format”, the Senator said that Russia needs “to rein in the Donbass those who are conducting attacks on Ukrainians.” The efforts of Ukraine, said the Senator, should be to guarantee the language rights of the population and begin the decentralization of the country. “Russian language should be a language that is actively used in these territories [the territory of Donbass],” said meringue. Another requirement he called stabilization at the border.
On 15 November it became known about the approval date of holding the summit in “channel format”. The talks between the leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine to be held on 9 December in Paris.
In October, the participants of the Trilateral contact group on conflict settlement in the South-East of Ukraine signed “a formula Steinmeier” — the document that defines mechanism for fixing the special status of Donbass and Amnesty and the holding of elections on uncontrollable Kiev territories. However, the nationalist sentiments of the Ukrainian society regarded the signing of the document as a surrender by staging mass protests.
The Minsk agreement, signed by representatives of Kiev and the breakaway republics of Donbass, provide immediate ceasefire, the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the line of contact, the constitutional reform in Ukraine by giving the region a special status, as well as the holding of local elections.
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