The self-declared Luhansk people's Republic has provided the Ukrainian side of the security guarantees for the equipment of two new checkpoints at the contact line in the Donbass, told reporters the representative of the LC in the humanitarian sub-group on Donbass Olga Kobzeva.
The negotiations of the contact group on the Donbas held on Wednesday via videoconference. Following the meeting, the press service of the office of the President of Ukraine said that the contact group on conflict settlement in the Donbass supported the opening of two new checkpoints of entry-departure (KPVV) in the Luhansk region over the next four months. On Saturday, the representation of LC in the Joint center for control and coordination (JCCC) of the ceasefire told reporters that it has started construction of two new crossing points at the line of contact.
Representatives of Kiev at the last Wednesday meeting of the contact group annulled the agreement on the exchange of information on wanted persons and thereby pushed possible prisoner exchange for a strange time, said RIA Novosti the representative of the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic in the humanitarian sub-group on Donbass, head of the working group LC for the exchange of prisoners of war Olga Kobzeva.
Earlier Kobzeva reported that the representatives of Kiev and the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk national republics during last Tuesday's videoconference humanitarian groups in the Donbass agreed to exchange information on wanted persons. In a press-service of office of the President of Ukraine said that the representatives of Kiev in the trilateral contact group reaffirmed their readiness for early mutual exchange of detainees in the format "all for all" and wait for written confirmation from the DNR and LC.
Representatives of Kiev and the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics during last Tuesday's videoconference humanitarian groups in the Donbass agreed to exchange information on wanted persons, said the representative of the LC in the subgroup Olga Kobzeva.
"The humanitarian coordinator of the group from the OSCE Mr. Toni Frisch was marked with a clear date to what time we (the negotiators - ed.) to provide information on wanted persons," said Kobzeva reporters.
The self-declared Luhansk people's Republic has removed restrictions on leaving residents of the LC from the territory of the Republic through PPC "Stanitsa Lugansk", introduced previously, because COVID-19, told reporters at a briefing the representative of the LC in the humanitarian sub-group on Donbass Olga Kobzeva.
In March because of the situation with COVID-19 people pass through the line of contact in Donbas was suspended. Later in LNR stated that he took the situation with the spread of the coronavirus under control. In the future, the authorities of Kiev and the LC began to pass people through the checkpoint of entry-departure "Stanitsa Lugansk" agreed list. On Thursday the head LNR Leonid beekeeper's decree allowed a free entry into the Republic from the territory controlled by Kiev, all having the registration on the territory of the Republic.
Representatives of Kiev, of the humanitarian group on Donbass did not participate in the meeting of the contact group on Monday, which was supposed to discuss the reopening of the closed because of the coronavirus checkpoints across the line of contact, said the official representative of the LC in the sub-group on humanitarian Affairs Olga Kobzeva.
The tenth of June took place another meeting of the contact group, which was held in a videoconference format with representatives of individual regions of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine in the Ukrainian delegation. Then at the suggestion of the special representative of the OSCE Chairman Heidi Grau was suspended for technical reasons until June 15.
People pass through the line of contact after the opening of the checkpoint of entry - departure (KPVV) "Stanitsa Lugansk" in the Donbass will be held at a pre-agreed list, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Republic, the Plenipotentiary representative LNR at the talks in Minsk Vladislav Danego.
In March this year in connection with the situation with COVID-19 people pass through the line of contact in Donbas was suspended. Press center operation for the United forces of Ukraine reported that checkpoints in the Donbas will resume on June 10. LC representative in the humanitarian sub-group on Donbass Olga Kobzeva said that PPC "Stanitsa Lugansk", which is the only thing between LNR and Kiev-controlled territory, will not resume work on Wednesday, as Kiev announced as "the coronavirus has not been canceled".
The representatives of Kiev and the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics failed to make progress on any matter on the agenda of the meeting of the humanitarian group on the Donbas held on Tuesday in a videoconference mode, has informed journalists following the results of work representative of the LC in the subgroup Olga Kobzeva.
"Over the next teleconference humanitarian groups. Unfortunately, progress on any matter on the agenda could not be reached," said Kobzeva.
Checkpoint "Stanytsia Luhanska", which is the only thing between the self-proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic and Kiev-controlled territory, will not resume on Wednesday as it announces Kiev, told reporters the representative of the LC in the humanitarian sub-group on Donbass Olga Kobzeva.
Earlier on Tuesday, the press center of the operation the combined forces of the armed forces of Ukraine reported that the checkpoint in the Donbass will restore 10 June, but with some limitations. According to the press center, the passage of citizens and vehicles will be conducted daily from 11.00 to 14.00 (same as GMT) and carried out for road transport across PPC "Marinka", for Hiking message - using PPC "Stanitsa Lugansk".