The meeting of the Contact group on Ukraine in an expanded format with the participation of authorized self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk people's Republic - began in Minsk, said Last news source in the Contact group.
"The contact group began its work with the participation of authorized LNR and DND ", - said the head of the Department.
He noted that now the Contact group hears the coordinators of the thematic subgroups.
About the start of the session stated similarly in Facebook press-the Secretary of the envoy of Ukraine in the tripartite Contact group Leonid Kuchma Daria olifer.
in a press-service of the representative of DND in Minsk Denis Pushilin also confirmed the beginning of negotiations, informs Donetsk news Agency. The Commissioner of the press service clarified that it is planned to discuss the results of the negotiations related interest groups on political, humanitarian, economic problems and security issues.
first it was claimed that the delegation DND wants to discuss during the meeting of the Contact group on local elections, law on the special status of Donbass and on Amnesty.