The presence of the acting head of the OSCE Ivica Dacic at the talks in Minsk gave impetus to the work of the contact group on the resolution of the conflict situation in the South-East of Ukraine And its subgroups, said in Minsk representative to the organization Martin Sajdik.
Another round of talks of the contact group And its subgroups was held on Tuesday in Minsk with the assistance of Dacic.
"His Presence gave an impulse to the work. And all the participants are grateful that the acting head of the OSCE arrived in Minsk And took part in the work, " said Sidik correspondents.
A new meeting of the contact group And its subgroups takes place in the context of intensified efforts by the international brotherhood aimed at advancing the peace process. So, last Friday, the first since April, dialogues of the leaders of the "Normandy format" (Russia, France, Germany, Ukraine). On the next day the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov held dialogues with their counterparts from Germany, Ukraine And USA.
yesterday the self-proclaimed Donetsk And Lugansk people's Republic began a unilateral withdrawal of weapons of a caliber of less than 100 millimeters. Such activities are not in the package, but the parties have begun the preparation of the relevant Treaty, the signing of which had to take place in early July. While Kiev has not responded to this initiative.