The representatives of the so-called “LNR” declared readiness to pass prisoners who were convicted before Donbas conflict began, to the territories under Ukraine’s control, as Toni Frisch, OSCE SMM Coordinator, said at the briefing, Interfax reports.
“I heard that there are a lot of people who want to be transferred to the controlled areas. At least, I know about 50 cases. But I think that there will be more after ORDLO makes an important step,” Frisch said.
“ORDLO confirmed the readiness to transfer these individuals,” he added.
Besides, Frisch noted that the transportation of them from the separate districts of Donetsk region (ORDO) is being conducted since 2015. For today, 200 people were transported from the temporarily occupied territories.
Reportedly, OSCE SMM Coordinator Toni Frisch visited less than a half of the hostages among 17 requested by the Ukrainian side as in Luhansk, he met not with the people Kyiv ask.