LC representative in the humanitarian subgroup Olga Kobzeva, noted the readiness of the Republic to move forward on this issue.
LUGANSK, October 29. /TASS/. The working sub-group on humanitarian issues of the Contact group on settlement in the East of Ukraine failed to reach an agreement on the exchange of detained persons. In addressing this issue failed to move through the fault of Kiev, said Tuesday the representative of the Luhansk national Republic (LNR) in the Humanities division, head of the working group LC for the exchange of prisoners Olga Kobzeva.”The Ukrainian side, unfortunately, once again did not exercise due diligence in the matter of confirmation of detained persons have not had their procedural treatment. Therefore, this question the fault of Kiev remains open”, – quotes its Agency Luganskinform.
Kobzeva, noted the willingness of the LC to move forward on the issue of exchange of detainees. “LC in turn is ready for action in this matter, but only if mirroring the steps of the Ukrainian side, which Kiev does not yet”, – said Kobzeva.
According to her, members of the working subgroups were also unable to achieve progress in the issue of the repair of the bridge at the Village Lugansk, as Kiev has not presented the final draft of the reconstruction of destroyed Ukrainian security forces flight.Another meeting of the contact group on 17 July it was agreed the decision on the exchange of 208 held by the representatives of Kiev, Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics (DPR and LPR) 69 of the Ukrainian security forces contained in the two republics. Of these, 50 people are in the DNI and 19 in LC. Representatives of the republics of Donbass has stated that it is ready to implement the exchange until the end of September. However, the Ukrainian side asked the first six weeks on the so-called procedural clearance of persons whom they are willing to share. When this time has expired, Kiev has asked for another six weeks, and the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadim pristayko said that the Minsk agreements formula exchange “all for all” may not be the most ideal.Today in Minsk hosted a meeting of the contact group on settling the situation in Eastern Ukraine. In the Belarusian capital also hosted the meeting of the subgroup on the economy, security, humanitarian and political issues of the contact group.