Former Ambassador of Ukraine to Belarus Roman Bezsmertnyi stops his activity as member of the subgroup on political affairs of the Trilateral Contact Group to resolve the situation in the east of Ukraine.
Representative of Ukraine to Minsk talks political sub-group Roman Bezsmertnyi explained what issues turn out to be a stumbling stone in the process.
"Washington is between two fires (in the context of resolving the conflict in the east of Ukraine). On the one hand geopolitics demands an alliance with Russia due to Syrian issue. On the other hand the situation brings the U.S. into conflict with the Russian Federation because of war in Ukraine."
Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group does not regret "DPR" representatives' proposals on Ukraine's constitutional reform as an official document.
In negotiations with Ukraine, the militants of the so-called "DPR" and "LPR" are trying to steamroll amnesty scenario applied in the early 2000s in Russia against the Chechen insurgents.
The Russian Federation is trying to bargain a pause from the world's political players to find ways to ease sanctions against it.
The representatives of certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions have put forward an ultimatum intended to disrupt any further dialogue.
US sanctions in regard to Ukraine have already been applied but for now we talk only about diplomatic sanctions.