Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk initiates the appointment of a Minister for the combatants in the Donbass.
"I publicly appeal To the parliamentary coalition. To the Minister of health, Minister of internal Affairs, NGOs and members of the Cabinet with the request - give me suggestions for the purpose of the Minister on the Affairs of ATO participants, which would coordinate medical, psychological and social rehabilitation for 131 thousand participants of anti-terrorist operation ", - said the Prime Minister at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
He explained that such a possibility is stipulated by legislative acts of the Cabinet of Ministers, which gives the Prime Minister the right to initiate the appointment of 2 new Ministers without ministries.
"for consideration of the government and the parliamentary coalition I wish to adjudge - in Accordance with the legislative act of the Cabinet of Ministers with the Prime Minister there is a range of opportunities for making in the Ukrainian Parliament 2 Ministers without creating the relevant ministries. That is, the introduction of political positions of Ministers without a Ministry, and such Ministers have the ability to perform organizational, administrative, and political functions, " he said.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.