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MOSCOW, June 4. /TASS/. The Minsk peace agreements reached on February 12 are under the constant threat of failure due to the actions of the Ukrainian authorities, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a high-level conference "Security and Stability in the SCO Region" on Thursday.
"The Minsk agreements are under the constant threat of failure due to the actions of Kiev authorities who are trying not to comply with commitments on establishing a direct dialogue with Donbas," he stressed.
Lavrov stressed that "the policy towards subordination of the fates of entire nations to unilateral geopolitical plots has led to a severe internal crisis in Ukraine."
The agreement to stop hostilities in Ukraine’s southeast was brokered after the 16-hour marathon talks between the leaders of the Normandy Quartet countries - Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine.
The February 12 deal also envisages heavy weaponry withdrawal from the contact line, launching a dialogue on restoring social and economic ties between Kiev and Donbas, a constitutional reform in Ukraine aimed at decentralization and ensuring the special status of certain areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions and other measures.