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 Talking with militants' representatives makes no sense. Our proposals remain unaddressed, - Kuchma

Cooperation with representatives of militants is counterproductive.

The second President of Ukraine (1994-2005), Ukraine's representative to the Trilateral Contact Group Leonid Kuchma said on Tuesday, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

"Our cooperation on many issues with representatives of certain areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions makes no sense. Our proposals remain unaddressed. I think this needs to be changed," Leonid Kuchma said at a meeting with Toni Frisch, the head of the Minsk humanitarian subgroup.

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The sides agreed to urge militants to step up the process of exchanging hostages, allow Doctors Without Borders and International Committee of the Red Cross experts to visit both Ukrainian hostages and prisoners held in the above territories, as well as to take efforts to open a crossing point at the demarcation line in the Luhansk region.

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