Asked by a German journalist at a daily briefing in Brussels on Friday whether UN peacekeepers could be sent to the east of Ukraine, she said: "I would rather refer you also to the UN for that," Yevropeiska Pravda wrote.

She also described the question as "a bit speculative."

"I would like to recall our position, which is the EU's position, that we believe in the full implementation of the Minsk agreements. And all our efforts are going towards this," she said.

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