“Working sub-group on security decided to continue negotiations August 27 in Minsk,” states the press office of Belarus. The meeting is held in closed session.
Yesterday Trilateral Contact Group held negotiations in Minsk, but the sides did not reach a consensus on heavy weapons withdrawal and local elections on the occupied territories. The militants agreed to let the Red Cross representatives to observe the situation with prisoners. The next meeting of the contact group in Ukraine is scheduled for September 8, stated OSCE representative Martin Saydyk, Belta.
The agenda of yesterdays' Trilateral Contact Group talks embraced implementation of all components of the Minsk agreements. Also the representatives of the four working sub-groups on security, economic, political, and humanitarian issues discussed the ugrent challenges after the Contact Group meeting.