Leaders "channel four" in the negotiations in Paris discussed the need to unlock and accelerate the exchange of prisoners between the parties of confrontation in the Donbass, said at a press conference on the first day of the week Deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Konstantin Eliseev.
"With the position of the message, it was clear. First, we need to unlock and accelerate this process ", - said Elisha.
according to him, this idea was supported by the Russian side.
"We expect that in the near future this process will move forward, As the situation today does not satisfy us," - said Elisha.
As explained by the Deputy head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Stepanov, representing the Russian Federation in the sub-group on humanitarian issues of the contact group on settlement in Donbass, the discussion of the exchange of prisoners at a standstill because of the position of the Kiev authorities, who do not agree With the format of an exchange " all for all ".
The meeting of the presidents of Russia, France, Ukraine and Chancellor of Germany took place on the last working day of the week in the Elysee Palace, in a narrow format, the Leaders talked approximately within one hour, after which the dialogue was continued in an expanded format.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed as well as among them during the meeting in Minsk contact group, which Since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.