International Committee of the red cross is willing to act as a neutral intermediary in the process of exchange of prisoners in the Donbass, according to a press release, the ICRC after the talks, President Peter Maurer in Kiev and Moscow.
"the head of the ICC (recalled - as amended) that the exchange of prisoners between the parties in the conflict was another item of the Minsk agreements that caused a positive response. The ICRC stands ready to act as a neutral intermediary and made the initiative in their service to all parties, " according to a press release.
first head of the centre for assistance to the liberation of prisoners and hostages at the Ukrainian power structures Yuri Tanda said about the intention of Kiev to be completed by March 4-5, the exchange of prisoners. However, the DND Ombudsman Daria Morozova expressed doubt that the exchange will be complete by that date - for example, due to the fact that the Military does not comply with the principle of " all for all ".
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, took place against a background of a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, instigated by the Ukrainian law enforcers who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. According to the results of the meeting of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a package of measures involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone.