Nina Gurina. Minister of foreign Affairs of Belarus Vladimir Makei and the new Commissioner of the acting head of the OSCE in Ukraine Martin Sajdik on Wednesday discussed the work of the contact group on settling the situation in the Donbass, said the press service of the Belarusian foreign Ministry.
yesterday in Minsk hosted a meeting of the contact group on Donbass. The negotiations of the contact group was preceded by meetings of the three sub-groups - economic, humanitarian and political problems. In the latest round of negotiations for the first time was attended by the new special representative of the OSCE head of Sidik.
"The parties discussed the activities of the contact group and its thematic working group on the settlement of the fall in Ukraine ", - is informed in the report of the foreign Ministry of Belarus.
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 problem of settlement of the Ukrainian fall under negotiation in different formats, for example, at the meetings of the contact group in Minsk with the mediation of Russia and the OSCE.