Ukraine is preparing for negotiations on the next exchange of hostages by the formula “20 to 70”

The negotiations of the Tripartite liaison group on settlement of the situation in the Donbass on the next phase of the exchange of hostages may be held in mid-January.

About it on air “Gromadsky” said the representative of the Commissioner for human rights, Bogdan Kriklivenko.

“Previously announced that it is about the second stage would be a ratio of 70 people, which asks ORDO, and 20 people who are ready to transfer ORDO on the territory controlled by Ukraine. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves,” said Kriklivenko.

SBU notes that the hostages of the militants are still at least 103 Ukrainian.

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The representative of Ukraine in the Tripartite contact group, the ex-President Leonid Kuchma said that they will continue the work on liberation of hostages. About it reports a press-the Secretary of Kuchma.

“Negotiations and consultations on this issue continued, almost from the beginning of the war, but the contents and results gained in the framework of the Minsk process. It’s hard to explain how difficult and tedious was the process, how much effort was spent in order to get people back to their families. Now we see that it was not in vain, and it inspires us to continue our work”, – said Kuchma.

We will remind, today in the Donbas there was an exchange of hostages. Returned home 74 Ukrainian. In the list for the release of militants and Russian military personnel were 306 people, but some of them did not want to return to the occupied territory.

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Most often, the return of fighters is delayed because of failure to meet agreements on the part of the terrorists. From the Ukrainian side they need to give criminals convicted of serious crimes. Talks constantly interfering strangers, and from families of prisoners trying to extort money.

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