OREANDA-NEWS To resolve the internal Ukrainian crisis, it is necessary to comply with the Minsk agreements, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said during a telephone conversation with Secretary of State Anthony Blinken. As stated in the statement on the official website of the department, the relevant agreements are a fundamental document that should be implemented in practice.

«To resolve the Ukrainian issue, it is necessary to return to the Minsk agreements, this is the starting point. The Minsk agreements approved by the UN Security Council are a fundamental political document recognized by all parties and should be implemented in practice», Wang Yi is quoted as saying. At the same time, Beijing expressed its readiness to «support all efforts» that correspond to the direction and spirit of these agreements.

Earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the West must fulfill its promise and ensure that the Ukrainian side fulfills the Minsk agreements, which Kiev continues to sabotage. He stressed that Moscow's position on this issue is unambiguous.