About a hundred POWs are on the list that Ukrainian delegation passed so-called DPR militants in Minsk, 112 Ukraine TV channel reported. “The hostages are located in Donetsk, Luhansk and in Russia. The Ukrainian delegation also passed DPR representatives the list of those missed in action” , the TV channel reported.
According to Yuriy Tandit, the Counselor of the SBU Head, the priority task of the Ukrainian side is to get the hostages to safety as soon as possible. “The wounded and the women need to be released at first”, he said”.
A meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group for peaceful settlement of the Donbas conflict took place in Minsk on December 8. The participants defined the sectors of the division line to be cleared of landmines at first.
The sides also agreed that OSCE Special Monitoring Mission members should gain access to entire territory of Donbas, including the militant-held part of Ukraine-Russia state border.
The next meeting of the Minsk Trilateral Contact Group is scheduled for December 15.