Poroshenko held a meeting with representatives of Ukraine in the trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Donbas

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has held a meeting with representatives of Ukraine in the tripartite contact group on peaceful settlement of the situation in the Donbas (TAG) and its working subgroup, the official website of the President.

The meeting discussed results of activity of the pipeline in 2017 and identified priorities and objectives to 2018.

«The head of state thanked the representatives of Ukraine in the pipeline for a clear defense of national interests and the professional and dedicated work for the restoration of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine», – noted in a press-service of the President.

The armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine began in April 2014. Fighting underway between the Armed forces of Ukraine and Pro-Russian rebels who control part of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

The negotiations on the settlement of the Donbas conflict underway in the format of trilateral contact group in Minsk with participation of Ukraine, Russia and the Organization for security and cooperation in Europe. The meetings also present the representatives of gunmen «DNR» and «LNR».

Negotiations are also going in the Normandy format with participation of representatives of Ukraine, France, Germany and Russia. The heads of state of the Normandy format dated 19 October 2016 in Berlin. Then the parties agreed to adopt the basis of a road map for the implementation of the Minsk agreements.

The Minsk agreement governing the resolution of the conflict in the Donbas was signed in February of 2015. They provide for a ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy equipment from the contact line, the restoration of full control over the state border by the government of Ukraine in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions. None of the points of agreement not yet fully executed.

In addition, negotiations on settlement of the situation in the Donbas are the special representative of the US state Department in Ukraine Kurt Volker and assistant to the President of Russia Vladislav Surkov. They met on August 21 in Minsk, 7 October and 13 November in Belgrade.




Poroshenko held a meeting with representatives of Ukraine in the trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Donbas 11.01.2018

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