A hundred thousand living in the Donbass Residents of Ukraine moved for a time to the platform of Belarus in connection with the conflict, said at a press conference on Wednesday the Belarusian foreign Minister Vladimir Makei.
"This applies only to those Residents who expressed a desire to move to the site of Belarus during a difficult situation. Refugees, which we are About 100 thousand people, " said Mackay.
The Minister said that the fact that Belarus took these people, " in no way imply recognition of individual areas of Donetsk and Lugansk regions as separate some republics ".
Mackay said that the refugees from Donbas have free passage on the toll roads of Belarus.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat citizens of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 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.