The MPs discussed with Volker de-occupation of Donbass

Нардепы обсудили с Волкером деоккупацию Донбасса

Kurt Volker met with Ukrainian parliamentarians

During his visit to Ukraine Kurt Volker met with families of hostages, prisoners and missing. He assured the Ukrainian deputies in the support of the United States.

The special representative of the US state Department on Affairs Kurt Volker on Wednesday, may 16, met in Kyiv with members of the Supreme For and discussed with them the issue of de-occupation of Donbass. This was told MP from the samopomich faction Olena Sotnyk.

She noted that the meeting was attended by representatives of all factions, two from each.

“The format was fairly simple. Volker asked to Express their position and vision of the current situation in Donbass, which is under Russian aggression, and how each faction sees the future in isolation,” said the Centurion.

She also added that the deputies could ask their questions to Volker.

Irina Gerashchenko, who represented the leadership of the Verkhovna Rada at the meeting, wrote on Facebook that Walker returned from Donbass where he got acquainted with a complex security policy, humanitarian, environmental situation and exchanged views with members about the prospects of a peacekeeping mission in the Donbas, work KPVV, the problems of IDPs and environmental issues.

“Actually, it was a Frank discussion on a wide range of issues: the progress of reforms, work on the laws on anti-corruption court and national security and mine action; preparation for the summit Ukraine-NATO, U.S. assistance in matters of security and defence, the provision of weapons and other issues,” – said Gerashchenko.

She added that a key issue, nevertheless, became the Donbass and the Crimea, violations of human rights in the occupied territories, the search for the missing, hostages and release of political prisoners.

“Mr. Walker assured the deputies in support of Ukraine. He also met with families of hostages, political prisoners and missing persons”, – noted Vice-the speaker.

However, the speaker of Parliament Andriy Parubiy met with Volker.

Sustrs from a Special predstavnika Desideration #USA @StateDept from pirannah Ukraine with Kurt Volker @SpecRepUkraine Podakova for Patrico Ukrainy , nadannya letale oboronno zbroï. Discussed a situation on Donbass I zakonodavchi planning of the Verkhovna Rada @verkhovna_rada pic.twitter.com/lRvvkSwHnQ

— Andrew Paruby (@AndriyParubiy) may 16, 2018

“Met with the special representative of the US state Department on Ukraine with Kurt Volker. Thanked for the support of Ukraine and providing lethal defensive weapons. Discussed the situation in Donbas and the legislative plans of the Verkhovna Rada”, – wrote Parubiy on Twitter.

We will remind, on the eve of Kurt Volker also met with the commander of OOS.

As reported, Walker refused to attend the DNI and the LC.

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