Resignation envoy of the OSCE contact group Heidi Tagliavini did not affect the Minsk dialogues, told reporters the head of the people's Council DND Andrey Purgin.
"Resignation Tagliavini did not affect the Minsk process, it is an internal affair of the OSCE," - said Purgin.
before the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Switzerland and the OSCE confirmed that Tagliavini wishes to terminate its range of capabilities in the post of envoy of the head of the OSCE contact group. Some observers began to connect the decision with the complexities in the Minsk process, one of the Central figures who she was.
A source in the Russian delegation to the OSCE said Last news that she decided to resign for personal reasons. The new Chairman of the OSCE contact group became the permanent representative of Austria to the UN Martin Sajdik.
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 were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
The last document is dated 12 February - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone, obliges the Authorities of Ukraine to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of Power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".