Meeting of the Contact group on settlement in Ukraine should begin in Minsk on Wednesday at 14. 00 Moscow time, said a source in diplomatic circles.
"It is planned that the Contact group will start to work in Minsk at 14. 00 ", - said the source RIA " Novosti ".
He did not disclose the venue of the event, but confirmed that a member of the Contact group Ukraine - Leonid Kuchma is obliged to arrive in Minsk on 12. 00 MSK. On the first day of the week authorized representative of the Donetsk national Republic in the Contact group Denis Putilin said that the Meeting of the Contact group in Minsk will take place on 6 may. According to the press Secretary of former President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma Darius olifer, the trilateral Contact group on the resolution of the conflict situation in the Donbass region on may 5 will hold a working meeting, and on may 6 in Minsk to Meet with the authorized self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics. On the last working day of the week in Donetsk and Lugansk national Republic has approved the appointment of commissioners of the OSCE coordinators of the subgroups of the Contact group in the 1st month of their work. on 30 April, Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, head of the French Republic Francois Hollande and the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko agreed that the working sub-group on the conflict in Ukraine will hold its first meeting approximately a week Later. Also were determined the temporal characteristics of their operation, which after 3 months will be subjected to analysis in the consultation process of the Directors of the countries of the " Normandy format ".