Gerashchenko reported about a possible breakdown of prisoner exchange

Ukraine confirmed its willingness to exchange prisoners before the new year and Christmas holidays, but the militants have put forward additional conditions which the exchange may be disrupted.

This was reported the peoples Deputy of Ukraine, representative of Ukraine in the Tripartite contact group Irina Gerashchenko.

According to her, the Minsk group has received from militants for more lists of people with the requirement to include them in lists on release. “It is, in fact, made a considerable confusion in the determination of the date of the exchange. And in fact, leads to the disruption of the process”, – said Gerashchenko.

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Also, Russia and the militants insist that they gave those people who categorically do not want to return to the occupied territories. Trying to discuss this issue at the Skype meeting of December 18 did not return any results, said the representative of Ukraine in Minsk.

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“ORDO, in fact, insists that the Ukrainian side was drawn to the line of collision of a free people. Russia also said that if we do not attract all 306 people on the contact line: and freed, and those who do not want to move into the “Russian world”, who have the appropriate applications and whose lawyers accordingly approached us with the requirement not to violate human rights – the release will not be”, – wrote Gerashchenko .

Now, the Ukrainian side expects the OSCE a clear and unequivocal response and position regarding the impossibility of coercion to individuals already in the wild. In her opinion, this will accelerate the final date of release of the hostages. Also carriers of Ukrainian side proposed on 20 December to hold a Skype conference in order to finally agree the final details.

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Recall, on the eve in Odessa, the courts began to release from jail suspected of terrorism and separatism, to produce an exchange of prisoners with the militants “DNR” and “LNR”. Among those released from custody – the defendant in the “case on may 2,” the Odessa terrorists, the creators of the so-called “Odessa national Republic” and others. They all change the measure of restraint on personal commitment and release, accompanied by employees of SBU.

Earlier it was reported that the exchange of hostages between Kiev and the so-called “DNR” and “LNR” must be held before December 25. This was reported by the newspaper “Izvestia”, citing sources in the contact group and in the Russian diplomatic circles. While we are talking about 74 and 306 of Ukrainian prisoners of war – Donbass.

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