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 “DPR” and “LPR” terrorists disrupted release of hostages, - SBU

The militants of the so-called “DPR” and “LPR” have disrupted the operation to free the hostages after lengthy negotiations jointly carried out by the Ukrainian Security Service and the Humanitarian subgroup of the Tripartite Contact Group in Minsk on Friday.

This was reported by the Interagency Center of the Security Service of Ukraine to search for missing persons and the release of hostage, Censor.NET informs citing Interfax-Ukraine.

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"They began to blackmail the Ukrainian side making unacceptable demands," the statement reads.

"We consider such actions inadmissible and continue investing efforts to release all hostages. However, we require the full and steadfast compliance with the Minsk agreements, in particular with the item regarding the release of all illegally held prisoners," the Interagency Center stressed.

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