Representative of Ukraine at the Trilateral Contact Group on solution of Donbas conflict Yevhen Marchuk called the issues of the negotiations for the next session, as 112 Ukraine reported.
Ukraine proposed to advance some issue on the agenda for the next year.
“The first is that Ukraine offered to discuss the difference of fake “elections” at the Trilateral Contact Group beginning with the task group on the security issue. The second is the disbanding of all “structures”, which were formed on the basis of these “elections; the third is to cancel the order of the President of the Russian Federation on the recognition of the documents of occupied Donbas, which were issued illegally, discuss the modality of the holding of the election in accordance with the Ukrainian legislation and in accordance with the OSCE standards,” he said.
“The discussion was brief and we could see that they are not prepared for the discussion. But Ukraine advanced this issue on the agenda of the next session. The session will take place on January 16,” Marchuk said.
As we reported, Ukraine's representatives in the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk offered the formulae of the prisoners’ exchange, namely '23 for 23' and '66 for 19'.
Earlier, the Russian media reported that the representatives of self-proclaimed 'DNR' ('Donetsk People's Republic') offered to exchange prisoners of war with Ukraine on December 27.