Today, December 8 it became known that the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin commented on the meeting with the foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov. It is reported by news publishing «RT in Russian».
According to the findings at the meeting of the Ministers of the two States raised the issue of exchange of prisoners in the Donbass. It is reported that the plans to implement it in the coming weeks, because it concerns people and their families. Correspondents iReactor asked the first Deputy Chairman of the Board of ANO «Center for Research and Development of Eurasianism» Dmitry Zakharov to comment on the situation.
«This is quite a normal process, the exchange of prisoners between the warring parties. Russia stands here as a negotiator, since we are the guarantors of the Minsk agreements. Given the situation in the Donbass, the exchange of prisoners and the negotiations of the contact group to resolve the situation in a combat zone can lead to peace.
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Alas, such a negotiation yet. And the exchange of prisoners is an important message of our interest in reducing confrontation and the transition to a peaceful settlement of the situation. However, the Ukrainian side our agreements as an opportunity for dialogue, rather, as soon as the negotiation process».
IReactor previously reported that Pavlo Klimkin commented on the detention of Ukrainian spies in Belarus.