SBU spent on the negotiations in Minsk for half a million

СБУ потратила на переговоры в Минске полмиллиона

Contact group meetings are held every two weeks.

The cost of the security Service of Ukraine in the tripartite contact group in Minsk in 2016, and for 5 months of current year has made about 500 thousand hryvnia. About the channel 112 Ukraine reported in a press-Department service.

The secret service said that the leadership of the anti-terrorist center takes part in meetings of working groups of the contact group on settling the situation in Donbass as experts at the invitation of the foreign Ministry and the Ministry of the temporarily occupied territories.

“Travel expenses of employees of the SBU in the activities of the specified group for the year 2016 amounted to 331 thousand 770,2 hryvnia, and for 5 months of the year – 788,08 162 thousand hryvnia,” – said in response.

Note, the trilateral contact group consists of four subgroups, it is composed of representatives of Ukraine, Russia and OSCE. In addition, the negotiations involved the self-proclaimed representatives of LDNR. As a rule, meetings are held every two weeks on Wednesdays.

Recently, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Kiev did not think that the change of the Minsk and Normandy formats of negotiations on settling the situation in Donbas.

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