The authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic has told that the international Committee of the red cross (ICC) recognized advocates of independence in the South-East of Ukraine " party to the conflict ".
" Now with the positions of the ICC, we are not terrorists and bandits ", said Prime Minister of Donetsk national Republic Alexander Borodai reporters on Wednesday in Donetsk. Reporters were shown a Memorandum organization.
" Our prisoners of war are Now prisoners of war, and not captured terrorists and bandits. The attitude to them must be proper, " said the Prime Minister DND. According to him, from DND are prisoners of war, More than 600 people." Many people have been abducted, " added Boroday.
however, started the exchange of prisoners Between the Ukrainian security forces and militias. As told reporters of the acting Minister of defense of Ukraine Mykhailo Koval, President Petro Poroshenko confirmed " a clear plan, according to which are held during a truce during these days the proper event, so the exchange of hostages ". According to Koval, everything is proceeding according to plan.
last week the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko gave the order to stop the fire for a week of all security units involved in special operations in the East of Ukraine. The ceasefire declared to 22. 00 (23. 00 Moscow time) on June 27. Poroshenko also showed a peace settlement plan: it consists of fifteen steps and provides security guarantees for the participants of the negotiations.
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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