On Tuesday July 5, 2016, the plenipotentiary representative of the Donetsk People’s Republic contact group at negotiations in Minsk Denis Pushilin took part in the “From the First Person” programme on the “Union” TV channel.
The Chairman of DPR People’s Council told about intermediate results of negotiations in Minsk for the past six months.
“There is little progress. During the safety subgroup we discussed the first settlements from which the weapons will be withdrawn. It was possible to agree in advance on the territory of the DPR the withdrawal near the Pertovskoye settlement in the south of the Republic, in the LPR it is in Zolotoye area. In the long term – in Stanitsa Luganskaya’s area, but so far there is no understanding of the specifics; the negotiation are continuing”, Denis Pushilin specified.
Also the plenipotentiary representative of DPR reported about the questions that are planned to be discussed at the forthcoming meeting in Minsk.
“Questions of the political nature which are key for the conflict resolution, a question of prisoners’ exchange in humanitarian subgroup, questions of the economic sphere will be discussed”, the Chairman of DPR People’s Council told.