The Ministry of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons of Ukraine is preparing for the gradual return of uncontrolled territories of Donbass under control of the Ukrainian authorities.
On Thursday January 19, said the Minister of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons of Ukraine Vadym Chernysh in the air «5 channel».
«I certainly believe that the de-occupation will begin in this year, and I have no reason to say one hundred percent that this will happen, but we are ready for two things. If the peace process that started through the approval of the UN Security Council so-called Minsk agreements, there is provided that gradually those areas will come back. Now developed the road map for return. We must be ready, because when the Ukrainian authorities will go back everyone should be ready for this process», — said Blackie.
The Minister also noted that today there are a number of challenges for the restoration of the Ukrainian authorities on the temporarily uncontrolled territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
«We don’t know what is happening in these areas, with rooms that were robbed. Don’t know how to re-register again people, how they organise this work», — said Blackie.
Also green Sandpiper on the air «channel 5» in the «Information day», said that throughout the autumn the militants blackmailed Ukraine that it will not supply coal.
«The country has no intention to abandon coal and metal from the occupied territory. It’s our coal and our metal, why do we have to abandon it. It is the Ukrainian value, which belongs to Ukraine, and not someone there, or of the Russian Federation», — said the Minister.
«The fighters we were blackmailing those that will not supply coal throughout the autumn, that has made obstacles to the supply of coal and, unfortunately, this could lead to rolling blackouts throughout Ukraine. But due to the fact that it operates Minsk platform for the negotiations, we agreed that the coal will be transported uncontrolled territories», — he added.
As reported, the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov ordered all public authorities, which are included in the structure of the interior Ministry of Ukraine to develop the strategy and undertake preparatory work for the task of de-occupation of Donbas and Crimea.
We will remind, earlier in November 2016 in the Ministry in the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons of Ukraine presented a White paper on the strategy of de-occupation of Crimea. 3 months before the Cabinet of Ministers approved the Concept of state target program «Restoration and development of peace in the Eastern regions of Ukraine».
As reported, the Deputy Minister of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons Georgy Tuka said that the liberation of the occupied territories of Donbass fighters and Russian troops will begin in the fall of 2017. He noted that the issue of liberation from the Russian occupation of Crimea and Donbas must be separated from each other, because, in his opinion, to return the annexed Peninsula will need much more time.
According to the journalist and political expert, the President of the Center for the study of social prospects of Donbass Sergei Garmash, proportion of positive existing in the government action Plan regarding the occupied Donbass, hiding the Transnistrian scenario freezing the conflict.
Blackie said about the preparations for the phased de-occupation of the Donbas and told how the militants were blackmailing Ukraine coal 20.01.2017