Partial restoration of system of calculations between the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics and Ukraine with reverse would be the main theme of negotiations of the Subgroup on the economic challenges and recovery in Minsk on Tuesday, said the Donetsk news Agency, a source close to the peace process in the capital of Belarus.
"The main issue will be a Partial recovery of the banking sector. For a start it will give the opportunity to establish settlements of Ukraine for the coal miners of the Republic ", - has told Donetsk news Agency source.
Another round of talks on settling the situation in Eastern Ukraine will be held on Tuesday in the Belarusian capital. It is expected that the participants of the contact group and its thematic sub-groups again to discuss political, economic, humanitarian aspects of the peaceful resolution of the conflict in the Donbas, as well as safety issues. The subgroup will continue to discuss the agenda, which have been working for a few rounds.
recently, the contact group could advance in addressing some of the issues of the Donbas settlement. A milestone was the signing of the agreement for withdrawal from the separation line of weapons with a caliber of not more than 100 millimetres, mortars and tanks. The parties have already reported on the completion of the withdrawal of the above weapons. The progress achieved in the demining of the territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
anyway, in the last few days the situation in the Donbas began to deteriorate. The parties to the conflict in the Donbas more and more often reporting an increase in attacks, despite the ceasefire.
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 steel not less than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.