The Ukrainian side at the meeting of the humanitarian sub-group in Minsk suggested that the international Red Cross checked the rules of the detention of Ukrainians in the Russian Federation, and also connected to the disclosure missing in the Donbass, said at the meeting the Commissioner of Kiev Irina Gerashchenko.
"The Ukrainian side has also made a proposal to the ICRC monitored the circumstances of prisoners And their conditions of detention, as well as among them in Russia. We again noted at the illegal retention - for a year in a Russian prison - our colleague Nadezhda Savchenko. And this issue will be raised on tripartite contact group ", - wrote Gerashchenko on Tuesday.
in General, according to her, the meeting of the humanitarian sub-group was not an easy discussion, it lasted more than 4 hours. Participated in the work Authorized international Department of the red cross that offer expert help in finding And identification of missing persons.
"We have almost 1200 Ukrainians in this terrible list of" missing ". Ukraine from the beginning advocated the accession of the red cross in this work, And well that this position found support, " emphasizes Gerashchenko.
in her expressions, at the subgroup meeting the parties also discussed the issue of violation of international law from the Russian Federation in the supply of humanitarian aid to the Donbass.
The contact group meeting organized in "President-Hotel" in the center of the Belarusian capital. The negotiations of the contact group was preceded by meetings of the three sub-groups - economic, humanitarian And political problems. In the latest round of negotiations for the first time was attended by the new special representative of the head of the OSCE Martin Sajdik.
The previous meeting of the trilateral contact group And its subgroups in Minsk there took place a week ago. According to the results of those negotiations Authorized Donbass stressed the progress in obgovarivaya issues, for example, spoke about reaching agreement about the withdrawal of weapons with a calibre of not more than 100 millimetres, but expressed dissatisfaction with the progress in negotiations.
the journalist Last news Faith Kostamo drove together to a column of trucks carrying humanitarian aid to the South-East of Ukraine, And talked with rescuers.
Sergey Korpela, senior groups, rescue driver: "We admire their work, that can help. See that citizens are not abandoned, not alone, understand how they need us. The most difficult trip to the South-East of Ukraine - the first And the second. It was very hard psychologically. Devastation, tears, And all this so close."