U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker has said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has a clear commitment to establishing peace in Donbas, while the Russian side is yet to do its part.

"Great meeting with Ukrainian President Zelensky – clear commitment to peace in Donbas, but Russia needs to do its part. He pledged his strong commitment to reforming Ukraine which we fully support," he wrote on Twitter on July 2, 2019, following a meeting with Zelensky in Toronto.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, Volker expects the Russian Federation to withdraw heavy weapons and disarm illegal armed groups after completing the disengagement near the village of Stanytsia Luhanska.