The former head of the presidential administration of Ukraine, the leader of the movement "Ukrainian choice" Viktor Medvedchuk will take part in tripartite negotiations in the contact group, which will resume on Wednesday in Minsk, said Last news on Wednesday, the head of the press service of the organization "Ukrainian choice" Oleg Bubenik.
The Medvedchuk is one of the guarantors of the exchange of prisoners in the Donbass. The involvement of Medvedchuk to negotiate the contact group associated With liberation from the bondage of 150 Ukrainians.
"There is information about that on the eve of (Victor Medvedchuk) participated in the tripartite contact group in the form of a special envoy on humanitarian problems and will take today," said Bubenik.
Meeting in Minsk complex " Diservis Hall lasted yesterday about 2 hours. On completion of the Plenipotentiary representative of the self-proclaimed DND Denis Putilin said that he and Commissioner LNR Vladislav Danego gave the other persons present negotiations, the draft Protocol on the settlement of the situation in the East of Ukraine, those, for its part, promised to give the answer After the break.
With September in Minsk there were several rounds of negotiations Between representatives of Ukraine and the self-proclaimed people's Republic of Donbass with the mediation of the OSCE and Russia. In this process, the parties discussed the ceasefire and monitoring of its compliance with OSCE, the discharge of heavy equipment from the separation line Between security forces and militias, the exchange of prisoners. On the morning of December 9, in the Donbass began a consistent militias and security forces through the mediation of the OSCE another truce. After a month of silence on 9 January fighting in the area was resumed in practice across the line of contact. However, the last meeting of the contact group With the authorized DND and LNR was inconclusive.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April 2014 in the Donbass military operation against disgruntled happened last February by the coup d'etat in the region. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict were about 5, 5 thousands of civilians.