Thwarted at the last holidays dialogues for the exchange of prisoners do not stop in Monday, said Advisor to the head of the security service of Ukraine (SBU) Yury Tandit in broadcast television channel.
on Sunday, the Commissioner of Kiev in the sub-group on humanitarian challenges Irina Gerashchenko said that the first day of the weekend had to be the release of 12 Ukrainian hostages, but was not held. The blame for That Gerashchenko has put in the militia.
"We are ready to continue the process that began on the last working day of the week when We went out to a point under Donetsk to pick up our boys. We observe that in truth the situation escalates there on the spot. It is assured that the rules in the course of negotiations with the specified day changed, We were ready on the last working day of the week in the evening to pick up our hostages, but was moved to Saturday. On the first day of the weekend with dawn it was clear that the release will not, and We decided to provide security for all participants in this fighting, to stop her, and today We will continue the dialogue. I hope that they will be productive, " said Tandit.
The military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of Donbas lasts more than a year. At the talks on February 12 were achieved consensus on stopping the fire, the withdrawal of heavy weapons, introduction to the Constitution of Ukraine changes on decentralization of power and the consolidation of the special status " of certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".