The negotiations of the leaders of the Normandy Four countries in the teleconference format are planned on July 24. The Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office to the Trilateral Contact Group Martin Sajdik claimed this.
'The discussion of the decoupling of the forces and equipment on Stanytsya Luhanska took place. I hope for the positive decision on this issue in advance of the teleconference of the leaders of Normandy Four countries on July 24', Sajdik said.
The Ukrainian side at Minsk Talks urged to condemn the statement of the leader of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) about Malorossiya. Also, the Ukrainian side at the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk expressed the hope that the investigation of the MH17 crash will be finished and the guilty will be brought to the responsibility.
Moreover, Kyiv stood against the recognition of DPR and LNR documents. The Ukrainian side also raised the issue within the subgroup of security of the Trilateral Contact Group concerning the return to the line of the demarcation set by the Memorandum of September 19, 2014 and the withdrawal of the Russia-backed militants' forces from occupied Debaltseve.
Also, Darka Olifer reported that the issues of the release of the prisoners and OSCE SMM access to Donbas Conflict zone were discussed.