The Commissioner of Kiev in the Contact group on settling the situation in Donbas, the ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma flew to Minsk on dialogues, said Last news the press-Secretary Daria olifer.
the meeting of the trilateral Contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine and 4 its thematic sub-groups will be held in Minsk on the first day of the week.
"Leonid Danilovich (Kuchma - ed.) took off on the dialogues," said olifer.
Meeting of the Contact group often have time to spend for one day, but this time, the Plenipotentiary Representative LNR Danego made the initiative to stop the upcoming meeting of the group, until then, until you reach a certain result. For its part, Kiev sees no need to extend the negotiations after August 3.
The main outcome of the last meeting of the Contact group was the news about the fact that the parties had executed the agreement about the discharge from the separation line of weapons with a calibre of 100 millimetres and tanks. The text of the Treaty was adopted at the meeting of the subgroup on safety liaison group on 21 July, however, the Contact group has not been initialed.
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, 8 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.