The representatives of the Donetsk People’s Republic will hand over to Ukraine the bodies of two soldiers who died in summer, 2014 and were buried as unknown soldiers today, on November 29. This was announced by the Head of civil-military cooperation of the Defense Ministry Oleksiy Nozdrachev, reports Public Radio.
The identity of the deceased soldiers is yet to be confirmed, according to him.
"We managed to accelerate the process of yielding of the victims’ bodies. We will continue this work. Now we are stepping up the pace towards the return the bodies of the deceased in 2014, those who died during the military operations or artillery shelling," Nozdrachev said.
The bodies must be handed over to the Ukrainian side today, on November 29, according to the head of the search mission "Chornyi Tulpan" Yaroslav Zhylkin.
"These fighters were taken to the Donetsk morgue in summer 2014. They were buried as unknown. Now on the other side they finally found time to check the post-mortem data with inquires passed by relatives," Zhylkin said.
The fact that today the body of the officers will be handed over to Ukraine was announced on the website of the separatists DAN, referring to the so-called "Deputy Commander of Operational Command" Edward Basurin.
Earlier it was reported that 20 attacks were reported in Donbas. Illegal armed groups continued to violate Minsk agreements.