The Commissioner of the Bureau for democratic institutions and human rights (ODIHR) of the OSCE will become a member of the subgroup on political problems of the trilateral contact group on the resolution of the conflict situation in the Donbass, said the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin.
"Political Alliance, then as before We have a very large divergence in our views. We realize that we need to discuss the modalities for the elections, But it must be free and fair elections, that elections are required to be controlled by the international community and the OSCE due to the signs of the OSCE, "- said Klimkin, reports RIA " Novosti ".
"for this reason, We work on the basis of the thoughts, which presents authorized the Bureau of democracy and human rights of the OSCE, which, finally, after three months of discussions will be admitted to the group on political problems," he added. Klimkin Also said that the "channel four" on the results of the discussion of humanitarian issues failed to achieve progress on the issue of prisoner exchange in Eastern Ukraine. Also Klimkin said that Kiev wants to have a dialogue with legitimate representatives of the Donetsk and Lugansk national republics, and not with those who appeared in the end it's like "fake" elections. Earlier the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia S. V. Lavrov positively assessed the past in Berlin dialogues of foreign Ministers in the " Normandy format ", saying that the two sides stressed the need to establish a direct dialogue between Kiev, Donetsk and Lugansk. For its part, Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walt Steinmeier said that the situation in the Ukrainian settlement has not become easier." But I Wish to inform you with some relief, that the dialogues were not much more confrontational than last time ", he said. Remember, the meeting began about 19. 00 local time (20. 00 GMT) and lasted more than three hours. On the agenda were, most importantly, the political aspects of the Minsk agreements.