Volker on Russian peacekeepers in Donbas: "I can't imagine it"

20:18, 28 October 2017
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U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker during a meeting with the Ukrainian lawmakers has said he is convinced that Russians cannot participate in the peacekeeping mission in Donbas, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Nayyem wrote on Facebook.

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Asked if it is possible for Russians to participate as peacekeepers in Donbas, Volker said: "I can't imagine it."

Read alsoPoroshenko, Volker coordinate further steps on strengthening int'l presence in DonbasAccording to Nayyem, it is critically important for Volker that the peacekeeping mission is militarized, not just monitoring, and act along the Russian-Ukrainian border that is now beyond Ukraine's control.

"Volker expects that the UN resolution on peacekeepers in Donbas can be adopted before the end of this year," he added.

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