Thematic sub-groups of the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine began in Minsk, informs the foreign Ministry of the Republic of Belarus.
"in Minsk in closed to the press were initiated meetings of the three working groups on the settlement in Eastern Ukraine ", - informs in his own microblog on Twitter the foreign Ministry of Belarus.
the foreign Ministry stressed that there are working groups on political issues, humanitarian and security problems.
Meetings are held in "Executive hotel" in the center of the Belarusian capital.
The previous Meeting of the trilateral contact group and its subgroups in Minsk took place exactly two weeks ago. According to the results of that meeting press statements made only by Authorized DND and LNR, as well as the special representative of the head of the OSCE Heidi Tagliavini. They recorded a progress in addressing the issues, but spoke about the need for more work to make final decisions. After a couple of hours Field-of-conclusion of the negotiations on the Donbass very quickly escalated the situation were serious clashes in the residential settlement of Maryinka.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 4 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed as well as among them during the meeting in Minsk of the contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
June 3 in the area of Marinci has been a serious battle, the victims of which, according to the UN, became 34. The military has accused the militia in the attack, the same called statements of Kiev speculation. Authorized self-proclaimed republics said that the Ukrainian Military continues to pull to the contact line of heavy equipment and jet systems of volley fire, and the intensity of the attacks increased. The authorities DND and LNR pushing that War had brought heavy weapons to a safe distance, regulated by the Minsk agreements. Read