KYIV (QHA) -

US Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker arrived in the Donbas, according to the report by the American international radio company Voice of America.

“Special Representative of the United States Kurt Volker has just arrived in the Donbas,” the report says.

Within the framework of the visit, besides visiting Donbas, meetings are planned with the leadership of the Ukrainian state in Kyiv.

Previously Kurt Volker advocated the liquidation of the "DPR" and "LPR". He stressed that the illegal groups have no place in the Ukrainian constitutional order. The US State Department's Special Representative for Ukraine further noted that the assistance of the peacekeeping mission should create a transitional period of transfer of control over the Donbas from the RF to the UN and only then to Ukraine.

Earlier Volker said that Russia can return the Crimea to Ukraine as it regained independence to the three Baltic states, although they were considered Soviet republics for several decades.

In addition, he stated that sanctions will be imposed against Russia until it returns the annexed peninsula.

Source: Voice of America

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