Walker gave the names of some Surkov Ukrainian hostages for sharing
The special representative of the State Department of the United States of America in the Affairs of Ukraine Kurt Volker said transferred to the Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov, the names of some Ukrainian hostages, which should be included in further exchange of hostages.
He said this in a telephone press briefing for journalists, organized in new York, UNIAN reports.
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The diplomat said that he discussed with Surkov among the various issues the process of exchange of hostages and noted the successful exchange, which took place at the end of December 2017.
”Actually, I met with the five hostages, which was dismissed by the Russian side of the conflict, when I was in Kiev last week, but still a lot of hostages held. And it’s important that all of the hostages related to the conflict, were released… I reported some of the specific names that were given to me (released) hostage when I met them in Kiev, to identify many people who are held in captivity, ” – said Walker.
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After a meeting with the representative of the United States in Dubai the representative of the Kremlin Vladislav Surkov has declared literally the following: the current package of U.S. proposals look “usable”. According to Surkov, there is a detailed plan for the deployment of a peacekeeping mission, tied to implementation of the political provisions of the Minsk agreements.
The diplomat also said that he is not able to talk about a specific time frame following the exchange or the number of hostages who might be exchanged.
”That I know something is working in the Trilateral contact group and through other channels, but I want to emphasize that I have raised this issue and urged to further exchanges, Mr Surkov took note of it,” said Walker.
Earlier it was reported that in Russian prisons now is more than 60 Ukrainian prisoners.
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