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Medvedchuk appreciated the importance of the Minsk agreements for Ukraine

Without the Minsk agreements Ukraine could lose more territory, said Thursday the Chairman of the political Council of the Ukrainian party "the Opposition platform For life" Viktor Medvedchuk.

"Friends of the Kiev authorities today, by the Americans, they gave themselves an objective assessment of this, that the Minsk agreements are uncontested. And what it did was primarily in the interests of Ukraine. Not in the interests of uncontrolled territories, and in the interests of Ukraine. Just as it was in February of 2015 when they signed the Minsk agreement, and subsequently they were approved in a resolution of the UN security Council", - he said in an interview with NewsOne.

According to him, if the agreement had not been signed, the country could lose more and more.

"Now things you can tell – it is necessary to change, it is necessary to change, no questions. Perhaps there are opportunities to discuss what may be necessary to change the order, the question is about the border, the question is about elections, about the special law, but only you can do, if this was accepted by all signatories of the Minsk agreements", - said Medvedchuk.

The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began a military operation against the breakaway LC and the DNI, which declared independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. According to the latest UN victims of the conflict were about 13 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed including during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which from September 2014 adopted three documents regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict. However, after the armistice agreements between the parties to the conflict continue shooting.