The Chairman of the DPR People’s Council, the permanent plenipotentiary representative of the DPR in the Contact group’s negotiations in Minsk Denis Pushilin described the status of negotiation process in Minsk to the correspondent of “Union” TV channel.
ʺAlas, there are not so many specific solutions. This is due to the fact that there must be a compromise for each solution. This is how a normal negotiating process works. We do not see Ukraine making steps towards us, we see no desire on the part of Ukraine to honour the commitments they made,ʺ the plenipotentiary representative emphasized.
He also added that the main problem in implementing the Minsk agreements was the lack of action on the political items of the Package of Measures.
ʺThe Ukrainian side responds with the same points to our questions why certain agreements have not been implemented yet.
Planned preparations for the exchange of prisoners are under way now. It is hoped that we can make it before Christmas holidays. We are not expecting any constructive decisions on other issues.
Unfortunately, the policy of the entire Ukrainian state is such that it says one thing and does completely the opposite,ʺ Denis Pushilin said.