President Petro Poroshenko has signed a Decree to enact the NSDC decision of February 18 "On the Appeal to the United Nations and the European Union regarding the deployment of the international peacekeeping mission in Ukraine".
The NSDC has decided that in order to ensure the national security of Ukraine, find an immediate solution to the crisis situation in certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions and provide an efficient implementation of the Minsk agreements, one should apply to the UN Security Council and the Council of the European Union on the deployment of the international peacekeeping mission in the territory of Ukraine.
The National Security and Defense Council has suggested that the President applies to the above mentioned international organizations on behalf of Ukraine with a request to send peacekeepers to Ukraine. It also suggests that the President applies to Verkhovna Rada with a request to approve such an appeal. In its turn, the Cabinet of Ministers has been instructed to make immediate proposals concerning the legislative regulation of holding the international peacekeeping operation in Ukraine.