The decision on the creation of the Advisory Board within the political task group of the Trilateral Contact Group is not made yet but Minsk Agreements signed by previous authorities provide the agreement of the number of issues with the representatives of the occupied territories of Donbas as Head of the President’s Office Andriy Yermak stated.
“This decision is not made yet but it is very important. But the sides-partakers of the Trilateral Contact Group spotted the necessity and possibility of adoption of such a decision,” he said.
Yermak reminded that in accordance with the package of Minsk Agreements, which the new authority inherited from the previous leadership of the country, Ukraine assumed obligations to agree on a few issues.
“First of all, the constitutional reform, concerning the decentralization and the local elections, with the representative, I underline, separate areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine within the Trilateral Contact Group. In other words, there is a necessity to agree these issues,” he underlined.
Earlier, the Trilateral contact group for the solution of Donbas conflict (Minsk talks group) agreed on the creation of an advisory board. It will comprise of representatives of Ukraine and self-proclaimed 'republics' of Donbas (ten from each, with the right for decisive vote), Germany, France and the OSCE (one from each, with the right for conciliatory vote).