The foreign Minister said the refusal of Kiev from new truce
The delegation of Ukraine in the subgroup on safety in Minsk, left the meeting room to discuss the introduction of the Christmas truce in the Donbass, said the foreign Ministry of the breakaway Donetsk national Republic (DND).
“At the meeting, representatives of Kyiv demonstratively left the hall of negotiations, thus confirming its unwillingness to agree truce”, — quotes “Interfax” the statement of the Ministry. The foreign Minister added, special coordinator of the OSCE monitoring mission Ertugrul Apakan is taking all possible measures to continue meeting.
Representative of Kiev in sub-Irina Gerashchenko later reported that the introduction of the new truce will discuss during the Skype conference on December 27. “This was agreed today in the trilateral contact group in Minsk,” — wrote Mrs. Gerashchenko in Facebook.
DNR and the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic (LNR) proposed to declare a new truce in Donbass from December 22. Plenipotentiary representative LNR negotiations Vladislav Danego said that representatives of Kiev was trying to disrupt the discussion.
Military actions in Donbass are 2014. March 30, 2018, the parties to the conflict have declared a truce in connection with Easter holidays. Since July 1, was imposed ceasefire, in connection with the harvest. The armistice of August 29 was dedicated to the beginning of the school year.