Leaders of Ukraine and the Russian Federation, Volodymyr Zelensky and Vladimir Putin have so far agreed to hold another round of prisoners exchange. The deadline would be until December 31, 2019. A source in the Ukrainian delegation in Paris reported that after face-to-face talks between Ukraine and Russia's leaders, Hromadske said.
As of midnight December 10, no further details were available.
As is known, leaders of the Normandy Four - Volodymyr Zelensky, Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin gathered in the French capital. The top officials of Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia discussed wide variety of issues regarding the peace process in Donbas.
Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky and Russia's Vladimir Putin met in person for the first time since Zelensky's inauguration and negotiated face to face.
The previous round of prisoners exchange took place within the" 35 for 35" format. On September 7, Ukraine welcomed back 24 sailors, detained in the Kerch Strait in November 2018, as well as Roman Sushchenko, Oleg Sentsov, Oleksandr Kolchenko, Pavlo Gryb, Stanislav Klykh and Mykola Karpyuk, Volodymyr Balukh, Yehen Panov, Artur Panov, Edem Bekirov and Mykola Syzanovych.