“The Ukrainian side emphasized that the implementation of the political block of issues of the Minsk agreements is possible only if the following points are fulfilled: the dissolution of the quasi-groups of the DPR and LPR, a complete ceasefire, and effective monitoring of the OSCE SMM throughout Ukraine,” she wrote on Facebook.

She noted that the withdrawal from the territory of Ukraine of “armed formations of foreign troops and military equipment; withdrawal of forces and assets along the entire line of contact; work support ”of the CEC of Ukraine, Ukrainian political parties, the media and foreign observers; establishing control over a section of the Russian-Ukrainian border beyond the control of Ukraine and “fulfilling other points provided for by Ukrainian and international legislation and the Minsk agreements”.

Earlier, the EU noted progress in the implementation of the Minsk agreements to resolve the conflict in the Donbass.

As Ukrainian leader Vladimir Zelensky noted, if the law on the special status of Donbass is not adopted with the inclusion of the Steinmeier formula, Ukraine will have to leave the Minsk format.