Rada has discussed with Volker, the deployment of peacekeepers in the Donbass
Deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine met with the special representative of the US state Department, Kurt Volker and discussed with him the location of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Donbass, as well as the release of prisoners, said the head of the parliamentary Committee on foreign Affairs Anna hopko.
Hopko also said that handed over to the us special representative letter from the relatives of prisoners of Ukrainians.
“Meeting with Kurt Volker. Discussed developments in the promotion of the Ukrainian concept of the UN peacekeeping mission among international partners, the bill in Parliament, which is preparing for the second reading on the recognition of the Russian aggression of the occupied territories; the provision of defensive weapons,” wrote hopko in Facebook.
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As reported by the portal iz.ru October 6, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted in the first reading the bill on the reintegration of Donbass, which enshrines the status of Russia as “aggressor country” and introduces the concept of “Russian occupation authorities”.
Kurt Volker arrived in Kiev on Friday. The US special envoy had earlier met with speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andrew Parubiy and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko.