The dialogues in Minsk have the opportunity to take a long time, told reporters the head of the national Council DND Andrey Purgin.
"The work of the contact groups, of course, leads the forward movement, but whether they will go somewhere at all, and how long it will last is hard to say, they have the opportunity to be years," he said.
Four working sub-groups on specific aspects of de-escalation of the conflict turned out to form the present negotiations at the last meeting of the contact group 6 may. It is envisaged that they will start operating already in the middle of may.
first Plenipotentiary representative of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic in Minsk talks Denis Putilin reported that subgroups of the DPR and LPR have already prepared the topics for the meeting of the contact group, which will be held in a few days in Minsk. According to his statement, the first meeting will be devoted to the problems of the economy.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February came amid a sharp escalation of the situation in the Donbass, provoked by the Ukrainian security forces, which increased the forces began to storm the position of the militia. Following the meeting, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a set of measures involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbas with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone.
One of the most important points signed in February of the Minsk agreements was the constitutional reform, and the enactment of a permanent law on the special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. The agreement notes that decentralization should take place in coordination specifically, the commissioners of these districts, however, the Kiev authorities are ignoring this provision, arguing about the fact that you are unwilling to have a dialogue with the authorized rebellious territories. Read