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Latvia suggests deploying UN peacekeepers on Russia-Ukraine border

Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs has announced during his meeting with US Deputy Representative at the UN Rosemary DiCarlo that “it is necessary to deploy UN troops to support peace on the border of Ukraine and Russia,” mixnews.lv reports.

The parties exchanged views on the conflict in Donbass. Rinkēvičs said that “the Russia-Ukraine confrontation is a serious conflict in Europe t settle which it is necessary to find a real political and practical solution.” The minister said he was sure that “deployment of UN peacekeepers on the two countries’ borders will allow achieving real peace in eastern Ukraine.”

Last week, the Latvian foreign ministry stated that by constructing the Crimean Bridge Russia once again confirmed its unwillingness to fulfill the Minsk Agreements. It also supported position of the EU saying that inauguration of the bridge is another attack upon Ukraine’s territorial integrity.

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