Tuesday, February 21 2017 17:00 EET
Ukraine
The EU said Russia's recognition of DPR and LPR documents is inconsistent with the spirit of the Minsk agreements
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Russia’s recognition of passports to separate areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions (ORDLO) contradicts the Minsk agreements and such documents will not be recognized in the European Union.

that the EU remains steadfast in its support of the territorial integrity, sovereignty and unity of Ukraine, as well as full implementation of the Minsk agreements. They stressed that "travel documents issued by the so-called DPR/LPR are not recognized by the European Union."

The issue of recognizing ORDLO documents was discussed by the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini during a meeting in Munich with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Sergey Lavrov.

Earlier Lavrov: 'Russia will encourage the Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics to act in a constructive way'

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