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Zelensky said that he will visit the Donbass President of Switzerland

The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that Thursday together with the President of Switzerland Simonetta Sommaruga visit the Donbass.

"The day after tomorrow Madame President will jointly visit the Donbass and our citizens in the frontline. For me, a very valuable and important when the world leaders who come to Ukraine with me heading East and see firsthand how much misery it brought to Ukraine war. Madam President stressed that the government of Switzerland is willing to actively help the Ukrainian Donbass, in particular in the provision of drinking water through the modernization of infrastructure projects," said Zelensky at a press conference following the meeting with President of Switzerland in Kiev.

According to Zelensky, Switzerland is the only country that provides humanitarian aid to Ukrainians affected by the war in the Donbass on both sides of the demarcation line.

The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began a military operation against the breakaway LC and the DNI, which declared independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. According to the latest UN victims of the conflict were about 13 thousand people.

The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, including during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which from September 2014 adopted three documents regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict. However, after the armistice agreements between the parties to the conflict continue shooting.