“Difficult discussion”: Gerashchenko told about the meeting of the humanitarian group in Minsk, for release of hostages

Wednesday, 28 February, Minsk hosted a meeting of the humanitarian group, the Ukrainian side was represented by Viktor Medvedchuk, the Ombudsman Valeria Lutkovska experts of the SBU.

This was announced by Vice-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s representative in the Trilateral contact group Irina Gerashchenko in Facebook.

As has informed his colleagues from the SBU and Mrs. Lutkovska, the discussion was not easy on the continuation of the release of the hostages. In particular, representatives of ORDO insist on handing them Russian citizens, who “fought for molodiya Republic and defended the Russian language”.

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“The Ukrainian position is unchanging: we are ready to transfer the lost Russians of the Russian Federation, which sent them to the Donbass to fight against the Ukrainians in exchange for the release of the captives of the Kremlin (Sentsov, Kolchenko, Sushchenko, Mushroom, Panova, Karpyuk, Klich, the other captives). On Friday we expect good news concerning two Ukrainiansillegally detained in Russian prisons and stand by the fact that the process of liberation of our with Russia needs to be unlocked and continue,” she said.

According to Gerashchenko, there are no changes and great progress in the liberation of hostages in ORDO, they do not give up.

“Important: the Ukrainian representatives in the group raised (at the request dismissed in December of hostages – civil, whose property remained in the occupied territories, or was stolen, “pressed” auto, computers, etc.) the return of property owners, and representatives of the OSCE is the actual robbery of Ukrainians. Also drew attention to the flagrant violation of human rights and illegal detention on trumped-up pretexts for programs the position of older people, pensioners who grabbed and thrown behind bars. As an example cited the story of 73-year-old woman for the Pro-Ukrainian position was thrown into prison in the occupied Lugansk,” – said Gerashchenko.

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Recall, December 27 at the Donbass took place the exchange of prisoners between the conflicting parties in the Donbass. The Ukrainian government gave the separatists 233 and controlled Kiev territory returned 73 hostages, one released a citizen returned to the occupied Donetsk – relatives.

According to the security Service of Ukraine captured by the separatists in the Donbas are still 103 people. Special representative of Ukraine for humanitarian Affairs in the Tripartite contact group Viktor Medvedchuk said that the following exchange could take place in January 2018.

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