Washington, September 14. the deployment of peacekeeping troops on the territory of Donbass, including the border with Russia, to preserve the sovereignty of Ukraine. So the official U.S. state Department spokesman Heather Nauert responded to the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin to deploy peacekeeping contingent in the conflict zone in Ukraine.
As noted by Nauert, the proposal for the deployment of peacekeeping units in the Donbass, "the idea definitely worth exploring".
According to her, the UN forces should be placed including on the border with Russia.
"We see this as a potential tool for the protection of Ukrainian citizens regardless of their ethnicity or nationality", — quotes the words Nauert newspaper .
the state Department believes that the broad peacekeeping mandate given to the UN forces, to avoid "divisions" in Ukraine. The American foreign Ministry noted that this point of view and agree in Berlin.
Recall that after the negotiations of Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Putin offered to deploy peacekeepers in Ukraine, agreed that the UN troops can guard monitoring mission of the OSCE not only on the line of contact.