Consultations with Russia and the OSCE on the Situation in the Donbas Will Be Held Tomorrow. The Venue Is Not Yet Known - Kuchma


Consultations of the trilateral group - Ukraine, the Russian Federation, and the OSCE - will continue on Friday, June 27.

Yet the venue is stillunknown, Leonid Kuchma,former President of Ukraineand a memberof the group said, Censor.NET reports withreference to Interfax-Ukraina.

"Tomorrow we're going to continue," hetold reporters in Kyiv onThursday.

When asked wheresuch a meeting will be held, Kuchmasaid, "I do not knowmyself."

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According to him, there was an initiative to hold thismeeting in Russia, butthey decided to meet inUkraine, but thevenue has not been determined yet.

"This is not a negotiating process,but consultations. Because the government cannot negotiate with them (DNR and LPRrepresentatives -Ed.)," Leonid Kuchmasaid.

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As it was reported earlier, on June 23, there were consultationsheld at the Donetsk Regional State administration. Among those whotook in the consultation were Russian Ambassador to Ukraine MikhailZurabov, two representatives of the OSCE, ex-President of UkraineLeonid Kuchma, head of the public organization "Ukrainskyi Vybir"(Ukrainian Choice) Medvedchuk, one of the leaders of the terroristorganization DPR (Donetsk People's Republic) Aleksander Borodai,leader of the pro-Russian movement "Yugo-Vostok" (the South-East)Oleh Tsariov and the representatives of the so-called "LuhanskPeople's Republic".

On Thursday in Strasbourg President Petro Poroshenko announced that the representatives of the DPR and LPR expressedan intention to participate in the meeting onFriday.

"This is a very important day, because if ourconditions forthe peace plan are notaccepted, we will make a veryimportant decision," Poroshenko said.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n291655