According to the state Secretary, Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Grigory Karasin, meetings of sub-working groups and the Contact group on Ukraine held in Minsk on 3 August.
"as long as no graphics no further contact" - declared Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs.
Grigory Karasin said that now " all the attention is focused on today's meeting of the political sub-group and the upcoming meeting of sub-working groups and Contact groups, scheduled for 3 August, BelTA news Agency. In the last month of summer according to one version, and will be held a trilateral meeting on the Ukrainian gas issue, said on the first day of the week the head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. With fifteen February, the parties to the conflict in the Donbass declared a truce in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations. However, despite the control system of the ceasefire, for the last time period shelling in Eastern Ukraine again became frequent. The previous meeting of the Contact group on Ukraine took place on 23 June in Minsk.