The United States of America and Russia underscore the importance of the disengagement of the forces and hardware on the first grounds along the boundary line in Donbas. Ukrainian News Agency learned this from a statement made by the U.S. Embassy to Russia following U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland's meeting with Russian authorities in Moscow. "Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland and NSC Senior Directors Celeste Wallander and Charles Kupchan met in Moscow on October 5 with Russian officials, including Presidential Foreign Policy Advisor Yuri Ushakov and Senior Advisor Vladislav Surkov, to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine and next steps to implement the Minsk agreements. Both sides reiterated that disengagement from the first sites on the line of contact represents an important initial step toward improved security, but far more work remains. They also reviewed the ongoing work on the political, security, and humanitarian aspects of the Minsk agreements.," it reads As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has accused Ukraine of reneging fulfilment of the agreements reached in Minsk, Belarus on February 12, 2015 September 22, President Petro Poroshenko and President of the United States Barack Obama discussed the time frame for the implementation of the political components of the 'Minsk accords'.