© Sputnik / Viktor Tolochko. Minsk. Archival phototgraphy on political, humanitarian and security issues of the contact group on conflict settlement in the Donbass began work in Minsk, said Tuesday the press service of the foreign Ministry of the breakaway Donetsk people’s Republic.Meeting of the contact group on conflict settlement in the Donbas and its four working groups will be held on Wednesday in the capital of Belarus.
“Working groups on political and humanitarian issues and on security issues opened the negotiation process in Minsk,” – said the press service of the foreign Ministry DND.The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began a military operation against the breakaway LC and the DNI, which declared independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. According to the latest UN victims of the conflict were about 13 thousand people.The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, including during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which from September 2014 adopted three documents regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict. However, after the armistice agreements between the parties to the conflict continue shooting.