The current OSCE representative on the negotiations of the contact group on Ukraine Martin Sajdik and its predecessor Heidi Tagliavini arrived in Minsk, where on Tuesday there will be another round of negotiations on settlement of the situation in the Donbass, said Last news a source close to the contact group.
"the Commissioner of the OSCE Sidik is already in Minsk. There is also Heidi Tagliavini ", - said the interviewer.
before Tagliavini, who was the special representative of the OSCE Secretary General on Ukraine from June 2014 and was one of the Central figures of the Minsk process, addressed a letter to the acting OSCE Chairman, Deputy Prime Minister and foreign Minister of Serbia Ivica Dacic with the petition to free her from the duties of special representative in the near future. Press Secretary of ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma Daria olifer said that the new Commissioner of the head of the OSCE, Austrian diplomat Martin Sajdik will participate in the meeting of the trilateral contact group on Donbas on Tuesday in Minsk.
The previous meeting of the contact group and its subgroups was held on 16 June against the background of aggravation of the situation in the Donbass. Attending the talks discussed the deterioration of the situation and measures to stop the fire.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
The last document is dated 12 February - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone, obliges the Authorities of Ukraine to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in 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 separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".
June 3 in the area of Marinci has been a serious battle, the victims of which, according to the UN, became 34. The military has accused the militia in the attack, the same called statements of Kiev speculation. Authorized self-proclaimed republics said that the Ukrainian Military continues to pull to the contact line of heavy equipment and jet systems of volley fire, and the intensity of the attacks increased. The authorities DND and LNR pushing that War had brought heavy weapons to a safe distance, regulated by the Minsk agreements. Read