The next meeting of the contact group on coordination of the plan of peaceful settlement of the situation in the East of Ukraine may take place once Kyiv will receive the response of the Russian side already worked out proposals, said the acting foreign Minister of Ukraine Andriy dedica.
" The question of continuation of the work of the contact group, in which the Ukrainian party and is headed by Ukrainian Ambassador in Germany Pavlo Klimkin, on the Russian side Ambassador Mikhail Zurabov, may be once We receive a response from the Russian side on already worked out proposals, " said dedica at a press conference on Thursday.
" We expect (Zurabov) or from the Russian side of the answer, the return and the continuation of these negotiations, " he added.
The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine expressed hope that the Russian side will take part in the implementation of this plan. Dedica also expressed hope that the response from Russia will arrive in the near future, as the situation in the East is getting worse.
" We hope that these developments, which were made by the contact group and which provide certain steps, as this plan shall be implemented, will be Russia are analyzed in the coming days We expect a reply from them ", - he said.
The Minister also said that until not preparing a meeting of the heads of Ukraine and Russia." as long as We're not talking About the meeting of the presidents, as long as We are such a meeting is not working, " said dedica
numerous anti-government protests were started in the South-Eastern regions of Ukraine at the end of February 2014. It has been the response of local citizens at the forcible change of power in the country and the subsequent attempt to cancel the Verkhovna Rada of the law, giving the Russian language regional status. The center of confrontation between Pro-Russian-minded people with the government in Kiev has become the Donbass. About that, how is the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine.
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