"Channel four" on the results of the discussion of humanitarian issues failed to achieve progress on the issue of prisoner exchange in Eastern Ukraine, said the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin.
"Unfortunately, on humanitarian issues we discussed, but has not made progress in the exchange of hostages, we need to give real political impetus to this process ", - said Klimkin reporters after the talks between the foreign Ministers " Channel four ".
The format "Channel four" in Ukraine was formed after a meeting in Normandy in the summer of 2014 at the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the allied landing. This Format of negotiations involves the participation of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began almost 7, 9 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.