Eugene Marchetto: Igor Mikhalev / RIA Novosti
Ukraine has offered Russia to exchange the 42 detainees Ukrainian 89 people who are on the territory of the Republic. With this initiative at the meeting of the Trilateral contact group in Minsk was made by the representative of Kyiv Yevhen Marchuk, reports “Ukrainian truth”.
According to Marchuk, in writing, Ukraine has made a proposal to exchange a few days ago. “And we believe today we said that nearly 90 people can celebrate New year with their families”, — said the politician.
Kiev is ready to exchange 23 NS, which are in Ukrainian prisons, 23 Ukrainians sitting in Russia. “23 on 23,” — said Marchuk. In addition, the Ukrainian authorities are still 66 people over 19. “That is, we pass 66, and get our 19 employees,” — said the official.
According to him, Ukraine is ready to start the procedure for 27 Dec, but the Russian side such proposals do not perceive. Russia “de facto abandoning its citizens, exposes a wider range” and “calls the other figures that have not worked out fundamentally,” says the representative of Kiev.
Vice-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko said on his page on Facebook that 66 people “separatists” that Ukraine “is ready to pardon in exchange for 19 hostages in ORDA [Separate regions of Donetsk and Lugansk regions]”.
According to her, the exchange of the detained Ukrainian sailors of the question, they should be released immediately “without any preconditions”. Kiev offers Moscow to the release of 23 “political prisoners of the Kremlin”: Oleg Sentsov, Mykola Karpiuk, Stanislaus Cliche, Crimean Tatars and so on.
Relations between Russia and Ukraine escalated on November 25, when the FSB detained three Ukrainian ship, accusing them of trespassing. In Kiev has described the actions of military aggression.
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