NATO does not plan to interfere in the conflict in east Ukraine, the alliance’s secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, said Friday.
"Ukraine is not a member of NATO, so there is a difference between Ukraine and NATO members, because the security guarantee is for NATO allies," Stoltenberg told Sky News.
"The most important thing now is to support the implementation of the Minsk agreements, meaning respecting the ceasefire, making sure that all... weapons are withdrawn from the frontline and to make sure that happens we need proper monitoring," he said.
Regular talks of the participants of the Trilateral Contact Group on east Ukrainian settlement comprising representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) were held in the Belarusian capital Minsk on February 10-12. Talks of the Normandy Four leaders on the Ukrainian issue also ended February 12 in Minsk.
A 13-point Package of Measures on implementation of the September Minsk agreements was adopted at those talks.