DNR plans on June 25 to open the gate for entry into the Republic of
The envoy of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic in the contact group, foreign Minister DND Natalia Nikonorova said that people pass through a checkpoint on the frontline in the Donbass, wishing to enter the Republic from the territory controlled by Kiev, could begin from 25 June "with certain circumstances".
Earlier, the authorities of the DNI because of the situation with the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 decided to stop the traffic across the line of contact until further notice. Later Kiev unilaterally decided to open the crossings across the line of contact. In DND called the unilateral opening of the checkpoints as a provocation and called for the opening of humanitarian corridors.
"Thursday, June 25, there are plans to allow those wishing to enter back into the territory of the republics, subject to a number of conditions aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus, including the determination of humanitarian corridors and categories", - reads the statement of Nikanorovoj, the press service of the foreign Ministry DND.
By the decision of Kiev in 2015 with uncontrolled Ukrainian authorities territories of Donbas entered in the transmission mode. To enter or leave the breakaway DNI and LC is possible only through checkpoints or through the territory of the Russian Federation. In the Donetsk region, there are four crossing points. The LC is valid only pedestrian checkpoint "Stanitsa Lugansk". OSCE observers said that the transport and economic blockade leads to humanitarian disaster in the region, and urged to open more crossing points. In March, the people pass through the line of contact have been suspended in connection with the situation with COVID-19.