Ukrainian diplomat Roman Besmertny has been authorized to act as Kyiv's representative in the political subdivision of Minsk talks group. This is mentioned in his decree No.504/2019.
Bezsmertny takes the office instead of another Ukrainian diplomat Oleksandr Motsyk.
In 2015, Bezsmertny already represented Ukraine in the political subdivision of Minsk talks group. In April 2016, he quit.
On June 19, Zelensky re-assigned three Ukrainian officials in the various subdivisions of the Trilateral Contact Group; Oleksandr Motsyk was one of these re-assigned people.
“The EU is ready to support Minsk Agreements, which provide the non-recognition of the issuance of the Russian passports to the citizens of occupied territories…It is absolutely clear that Minsk Agreements should be fully fulfilled as never before by all sides; Russia bears special responsibility due to it”, Tusk said.