To approve regulations on meetings of the humanitarian sub-group of the Contact group in Minsk became more difficult after Kiev has expanded its delegation, has informed referring to a source close to the negotiations.
"in past negotiations From Ukraine, it was stated officially five negotiators. From the position of the DNI, it is very inconvenient, and hampers the negotiation process, because the decisions now require coordination With five delegates of Kiev ", - told a source.
The OSCE coordinator in the subgroup, According to a source, also said the difficulty of the negotiation process because of the expansion of the Ukrainian delegation.
From the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics in the consultation of the humanitarian sub-group currently participates in one delegate.
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.
The last document From February 12 - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and the creation of security zones, obliges the Ukrainian Authorities to engage in direct dialogue With the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of holding local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of Power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of special status " of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".