Ukraine is interested in a possible parallel negotiations of Russia in Minsk

Ukraine is interested in a possible parallel negotiations of Russia in Minsk

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Ukraine wants to know the attitude of the OSCE to the parallel negotiations of Russia.

The Ukrainian side in the Tripartite contact group will ask the OSCE and the Russian Federation does parallel negotiations for the release of hostages, the representative of Russia in the framework of the group.

This was reported by the interlocutors in the trilateral contact group, reports “Ukrainian truth”.

“A man in a subgroup is. The official representative of the Russian Federation in the group – Deputy Minister of emergency situations Stepanov. But he had not come, apparently engaged in humanitarian convoys. And there comes Andrew, who calls himself a representative of the MOE. But then it became obvious that he is a representative of the FSB,” – said the source, answering the question of whether humanitarian sub-group on the Russian side, a man named Andrew, who met with Savchenko and leaders of the militants on 7 December.

The interlocutor of the edition has confirmed that on 7 December, the representative of Russia named Andrew show up for the meeting half an hour late.

“And when the Ukrainian side has announced a proposal to give 228 people, which they claimed in exchange for the immediate release of 42 persons, its alleged, that Andrew stood up and left the meeting. That is left the official meeting of the group,” he said.

It is noted that this same man during the exchange of Vladimir Zhemchugova, appeared on the territory of Ukraine from the occupied territories, in violation of the law.

“The Ukrainian side on December 21 put the question Gryzlov (Russian representative in the tripartite contact group) and the OSCE on how they relate to the fact that Russian officials conduct parallel negotiations”, – said the source.

See also: “Negotiations Savchenko”. As agreed with the Deputy leaders of the “LDNR” in Minsk

Recall, 11 December, the media reported the then likely a secret meeting of people’s Deputy of Hope Savchenko, the former captive of the Kremlin, with the so-called leaders of the “LDNR” Igor Plotnitsky and Alexander Zakharchenko in Minsk.

Itself Savchenko did not comment on this meeting about a day from the moment of dissemination of information about the negotiations, and the journalist ЛІГА.net stated that during the press conference on prisoners of war MP has repeatedly refused to answer questions regarding the content of the meeting and why it was a secret.

December 12, Advisor to the Chairman of the SBU Yuri Tandt said that the Ukrainian secret service nothing was known about the negotiations of the MP with the so-called leaders of the “LDNR” under the mediation of Russia. Even the SBU were not warned about the trip Hopes to Minsk.

Until recently, the “native” Savchenko of the party “Batkivshchyna” condemned Savchenko talks with the militants. “Nadezhda Savchenko has recently announced its participation in a new political project. She’s not coordinating their actions with the faction and the party “Fatherland”, — said in the party, adding that there take the position of abstinence from negotiations with terrorists.

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, in turn, has called the talks “informal”. “In this case, of course, such contacts can’t wear any interstate or any official status, but, of course, the Russian side was always ready to talk with those who want such a dialogue, whoever he was,” he said.

Finally, on the evening of 12 November, the people’s Deputy “the people” and told reporters that cooperates with the foreign Ministry and the SBU in the framework of the law. “Regarding the meeting in Minsk. So, a meeting was held. In Minsk the trilateral format. With the presence of the Russian side and the presence of Zakharchenko and Carpentry “DNR” and “LNR”. The meeting aimed to strengthen the Minsk group format and to make it more effective in the near future”, — the diplomat said-a novice.