Trilateral contact group on Donbas started its session in Minsk, - spokesperson

Tripartite contact group on settlement of the Donbas situation has started its session in Belorussian capital.

This was announced by press secretary of Ukraine's representative to the tripartite contact group, former Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma Daria Olifer on her Facebook page, Censor.NET reports.

As reported, today's talks will cover the commitment of the parties to the cease-fire regime, de-mining, and troops withdrawal. After a long break, Leonid Kuchma resumed his participation in the group's sessions.

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Earlier, Ukraine's representative in the security subgroup of the Trilateral contact group on the Donbas Yevhen Marchuk stated that the major problem in the negotiations process is "deep and mutual mistrust of the parties." However, he said, if the process of troops withdrawal could start at least in two or three sectors, it could mean new quality of the negotiations process.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n403205