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UNITED NATIONS, February 14. /TASS/. The UN Security Council may hold a meeting on Ukraine on Sunday and adopt a resolution in support of the agreements reached at the talks in Belarusian capital Minsk, a spokesman for China’s permanent representation mission has said.
"The meeting will possibly take place on Sunday, but the exact time is not known yet. If it takes place, then it will adopt a resolution in support of the agreements reached in Minsk," said a press attache of China that assumed rotating presidency in the UNSC in February.
A diplomat from another UN Security Council member-state told TASS that the draft resolution has been initiated by Russia. "The document welcomes the results of the talks in Minsk and includes a call for the parties to be committed to implementing them," he said.
The Russian permanent mission has refused to comment on the plans.
The 16-hour marathon of talks between Normandy Four leaders - Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel - ended in Minsk on Thursday.
Minsk also hosted the meeting of the Contact Group on Ukraine involving Ukraine’s ex-president Leonid Kuchma, Kiev’s special representative for humanitarian issues Viktor Medvedchuk, the leaders of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR) Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky, and Russia’s ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Zurabov and OSCE’s envoy Heidi Tagliavini, who both acted as mediators.
As a result of the meeting, it was announced that an agreement was reached on the ceasefire in certain districts of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions from February 15, the heavy weaponry withdrawal and also measures on a long-term political settlement of the crisis.