OSCE Head Lajcak: Negotiations on new sections for disengagement of forces in Donbas are underway

According to the Slovak Foreign Minister, the Normandy format summit on December 9 will more accurately determine the possibility of new agreements regarding disengagement of forces
16:41, 30 November 2019

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OSCE head and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia Miroslav Lajcak announced the process of Trilateral Contact Group negotiations regarding new sections for the disengagement of forces in Donbas. He stated this during his visit to the Stanytsia Luhansks, according to News of Donbas.

“Negotiations on disengagement are ongoing within the framework of the Tripartite Contact Group. We fully support this. I don’t want to say what the result we will have. But there is a positive trend, there is a positive trend,” Lajcak said.

In his opinion, the Normandy format summit of the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany on December 9 will help to more accurately determine the possibility of new agreements regarding the disengagement of forces and means on the demarcation line in Donbas.

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As we reported earlier, Ukrainian side has finished the preparational works on the bridge reconstruction in Stanytsia Luhanska. The press service of the Joint Forces informed.  

"The Ukrainian side of the Common Control and Coordination Center on the ceasefire issues and stabilization of the contact line states that the preparatory works on the restoration of the destroyed bridge in the area of forces disengagement in Stanytsia Luhanska are finished," the message states.

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