Astana, Kazakhstan, Jan. 26
By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:
Astana expresses its great concern over the escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, especially, the shooting that caused the deaths of civilians, the Kazakh foreign ministry said Jan. 26.
"We firmly believe that there is no alternative to the peace negotiations to resolve the crisis in south-eastern Ukraine," the statement says. "We urge all sides to resolve the conflict by peaceful means, based on the fulfillment of the obligations by all sides, as well as by the Minsk agreements."
Kazakhstan is ready to provide a platform for holding the negotiations to resolve the Ukrainian crisis in any format convenient for the sides and at any reasonable time, the statement said.
Edited by CN