The Ukrainian authorities consider it unacceptable to link the issue of exchange of prisoners, With Amnesty for the militia, said the Commissioner of Kiev in the humanitarian sub-group during the trilateral contact group Irina Gerashchenko.
"Action" (as She called authorized DND and LNR – approx. OPINION) publicly voiced those unacceptable positions, which is already more than a month trying to blackmail Ukraine in the issue of the hostages. Really, They publicly took upon his own shoulders the responsibility for the violation of the Minsk agreements, linking two completely different point and question. They try to tie the liberation of our heroes With Amnesty bandits ", - wrote Gerashchenko on his page in Facebook.
She accused the militia that They are trying to artificially minimize the number withheld." We will crush all possible ways With a demand to fulfill the Minsk agreement to release the hostages, " She said. October 20, Gerashchenko has demanded from militia of Donbass liberation of Ukrainian prisoners 148. Of these, 59 – civil, the rest – of the Soldiers. 800 Ukrainians – in the lists of missing, added It." A clear mission from the President (of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko): the hostages must be released before the end of 2015, confirmed in the channel format in the period of implementation of the Minsk agreements ", - has informed the Commissioner of Ukraine in the contact group. October 12 Plenipotentiary representative of the Luhansk people's Republic (LPR) at the Minsk talks Vladislav Danego said that Kyiv is blocking the exchange of prisoners, because the Ukrainian side has not agreed to share according to the formula " all for all ". September 23 Irina 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. Since mid-April last year, the Kiev authorities carried out 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. According to the UN at the end of August, victims of the conflict in the East of Ukraine more than 8 thousand People, at least 17, 6 thousand has Been damaged health, 1, 5 million people became internally displaced.