The participants of the Contact group on the peaceful settlement on the last working day of the week in the process of the video conference summed up saving in total silence, the Next meeting of the Contact group is held in Minsk next Tuesday, reports the press service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
on the last working day of the week held a video conference of the Contact group with the participation of commissioners of Donbass, the joint center for coordination and follow-up (SCCC), as well as special monitoring of the OSCE mission to assess progress in the implementation of consensus on stopping the fire in the period and after the start of the new academic year, shall be notified on the Internet office of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Authorized Contact group concluded that, Despite some shortcomings, the number of which is from the end of August this year decreased by the order, which remained in total silence. Because of this, in order to increase the productivity of addressing SCCC tasks stakeholders supported the participation of commissioners of Donbass in the work of the joint center. They also expressed the solidarity of the importance of preventing new attacks, as well as among them for implementation at the beginning of the winter period of restoration of critical infrastructure on both sides of the line of contact, and similarly, in order to create more favorable conditions for a political settlement of the situation in the South-East of Ukraine. The foreign Ministry said that the Russian side insists on the continuation of efforts to promote the full and accurate implementation of the provisions of the Minsk agreements of February 12, in the interests of restoring peace and stability in Ukraine. The next meeting of the Contact group is held in Minsk next Tuesday, September 8, the report says. The trilateral contact group on Ukraine agreed on Wednesday to try to broker a ceasefire in the Donbass by September 1. However, the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko said that Ukraine is not going to cease fire in the Donbas by September 1 and to divert weapons with a calibre of not more than 100 mm. the General staff of Ukraine said that the Military personnel of VSU, according to consensus on stopping the fire from 1 September, the fire is not store any. However, on Tuesday afternoon the Deputy chief of the headquarters of the militia DND Eduard Baturin said that the Ukrainian Military to provoke further progress the line of contact in Donbas and occupied the territory in the neutral area. In the last period the situation in the Donbass deteriorated badly. Despite the cease-fire, which turned out to come to a common opinion in February this year, the attacks between the forces of the Ukrainian army on one side and the LPR and the DPR and return continue. In DND stated that the slightest provocation on the amount of equipment and forces, which Kiev pulled up to the line of contact in Donbas, increases the likelihood of a reduction to full-scale hostilities.