Olifer: Attacks by the militants is a key problem in the way of resolving the situation in the Donbass

Олифер: Обстрелы со стороны боевиков – ключевая проблема на пути урегулирования ситуации на Донбассе

Continuous attacks from fighters self-proclaimed “Donetsk” and “Lugansk people’s Republic” (“DPR/LPR”) remains a key challenge to the settlement of the armed conflict in the Donbass. About it the press Secretary of the Ukrainian representative in the Tripartite contact group, second Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma Daria olifer wrote on his page on Facebook following the meeting of the contact group in Minsk.

“During the continuation of hostilities it is impossible to move forward on all other issues – political, humanitarian, socio-economic. In particular, it is impossible to resume the work of the pedestrian crossing across the line of contact in the Village, Luhansk, which was closed due to the systematic targeting of this CPW representatives of certain districts of Luhansk region” – written by olifer.

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She stressed that, while the bombings continue, the progress in addressing policy issues is also possible.

“Elections at the Donbass can pass only after the ceasefire, the withdrawal of foreign troops to regain control of the Ukrainian-Russian border with participation of the Ukrainian party and Ukrainian media,” said olifer.

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Spokesman for Kuchma declared that from-for continuous attacks sappers can’t complete the clearance work on half of the 12 coordinated sites, which are situated along the line of contact, and on her.

As reported today the speaker of the administration of the President of the ATU Andrei Lysenko, for days on Donbass three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and five injured.

Yesterday, on April 19, militants fired on positions of Ukrainian Armed forces in Donbas more than 70 min.