Humanitarian Subgroup starts negotiations


The Humanitarian Subgroup of the Contact Group on the settlement of the crisis in Donbas gets to work. The negotiations will be held through a video-conference. Three key issues are on the agenda.

The most important theme is outcomes of exchanges, which were held on 29 December 2019 and on 16 April 2020 between the DPR and Ukraine, and also coordination of the next phase of the liberation and transfer persons who were detained as a result of the conflict.

In addition, the sides are going to discuss the issue of work of humanitarian corridors, which allow citizens to cross the Contact Line in the connection with humanitarian or other compelling circumstances during the quarantine, which is introduced for the period of the pandemic COVID-19.

Another theme of the meeting is to work out the measures in the sphere of finding for missing people, and identifying unidentified bodies.