The self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic made a proposal to Kiev to exchange prisoners 23 people, the Ukrainian side has Also prepared people for exchange that can take place in the near future, said the Head of the Ukrainian center for release of prisoners "Officer corps" Vladimir Ruban.
"Offer currently for the exchange of 23 people, it is those who are in Donetsk. There are numbers 150 odd (in General, remaining in captivity by the militias), There 350, There are different numbers, "– RIA "news" words Ruban. According to him, 23 people in the exchange offers DNR." I think today will be assigned the date of the first exchange, anyway, (the head of the SBU Vasily) Hrytsak said yesterday that citizens Are prepared to exchange, for this reason, the exchange will begin in the near future, will count down from today ", - has added Ruban. The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov said that the summit "channel four" eliminated misunderstandings on the issue of the Minsk agreements on Ukraine. Similarly on Monday, the speaker of the OSCE parliamentary Assembly Ilkka Kanerva said that the dialogues "channel four" gives hope for the implementation of the Minsk agreements and the resolution of the fall in Ukraine. Prior to that, Ruban reported that the Poroshenko administration itself refuses to pick up Ukrainian prisoners of war of DNR. On September 23, the people's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko said that at the talks in Minsk Ukraine are unable to come to a common understanding with DND and LNR about the exchange of prisoners.