The Commissioner of Kiev in the contact group on settling the situation in Donbass, former Ukrainian President flew to Minsk on the dialogues, said Last news the press-Secretary Darya olifer.
"Leonid Kuchma flew to Minsk," said olifer.
It is planned that the contact group in full force to gather in the Belarusian capital in the region of fifteen. 00. It is expected that the participants of the contact group and its thematic sub-groups again to discuss in Minsk the political, economic, humanitarian aspects of the peaceful resolution of the conflict in the Donbas, as well as safety issues. The subgroup will continue to discuss the agenda, which have been working for a few rounds.
A source familiar with the negotiations said Last news that Close attention to the work of the Subgroup on safety will be given to the frequent violations of the ceasefire regime in the Donbas. The subgroup on political issues will continue to discuss the Issue of holding elections of local authorities in uncontrollable Kiev territories of Donbass. Close attention will also be paid to the issue of exchange of prisoners.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against. 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 ".