Russia plans to continue work on prisoners’ exchange

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to Russia, 200 people returned to Donbas from Ukraine
13:50, 30 December 2019

Prisoner swap, Dec 29, 2019

The Russian Federation plans to continue the work on the exchange of the prisoners as the Information and Press Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry reported.

“We expect that in 2020, the work not only on the further exchange of the detainees will continue in accordance with the principle ‘all for all’ enshrined in Minsk set of measures but also the implementation of its other points, first of all, in the political sphere.

According to Russia, 200 people returned to Donbas from Ukraine.

Related: OSCE Special Representative welcomes Kyiv-Donbas prisoners swap

As we reported earlier, on December 29, Ukraine and representatives of the militant-held Donbas exchanged prisoners; these are political prisoners, POWs and civilians, some of which were not even convicted. The venue was Mayorske checkpoint in Donetsk region.

Ukraine passed 127 people to the non-controlled territory, and the Russian mercenaries passed 76 people to Ukraine; 12 of these were military servicemen. Another 14 people refused to be exchanged.


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