The contact group on settling the situation in Eastern Ukraine at the beginning of the dialogues in Minsk, said the foreign Ministry of Belarus.
"The trilateral Contact group on the settlement in Eastern Ukraine Dating in Minsk behind closed doors," said the foreign Ministry of Belarus in your own account in Twitter.
The meeting is held in "Executive hotel" in the center of the Belarusian capital.
One of the main issues remains the approval of the document of allotment in the Donbass weapons with a calibre of not more than 100 millimetres. In addition, the center of attention of participants of negotiations would be a Question of agreeing on modalities of local elections, on the need for settlement which told the Ministers of foreign Affairs of the "channel four" (France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine) after the meeting on 12 September.
The previous round of negotiations of the contact group was held on 8 September. Then, the parties announced the achievement of a number of agreements on restoration of infrastructure in Donbas. However, the document about the diversion of arms had been agreed upon, although the subgroup safety involved in its preparation, discussed it in the past 2 days, and later had another meeting.
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 about 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.