The decision to withdraw the troops of Russian Federation from Donbas has already been taken, and it will have to take this step. This opinion was stated Deputy Minister of temporarily occupied territories and IDPs of Ukraine Yury Hrymchak on air of 5 channel commenting the results of the meeting between U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker with assistant of Russian president Vladislav Surkov.
“I think that the decision on Donbas has already been taken - they will leave. The only thing discussed today is how they will leave, on what terms and so on,” Hrymchak said.
In his opinion, Surkov's behavior after the meeting with Volker was quite natural in this situation, and it would be possible to understand what actually happened at the meeting upon Volcker's arrival in Kyiv.
As it was reported earlier US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker and Assistant to the President of Russia Vladimir Surkov was held today in Minsk. The official results of the meeting haven't been aannounced yet. Kurt Volker is to speak out about the meeting in Vilnius, on August 22, where the envoy is going to discuss the issue of regulating the conflict in Ukraine with the Lithuanian government.