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The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky dismissed Novel Immortal from the post of representative of Kiev in the Trilateral contact group on the Donbas due to the different vision of the prospects of the Minsk process. About this “Kommersant” was told unofficially informed source in Kyiv.
According to him, the decision of the head of state was affected by the last statement of the Immortal. In particular, on 9 August, the representative of Kiev said that Ukraine must stop its participation in the Minsk process after the death of four soldiers in the Donbass. It is noted that he had publicly stated hard-line in negotiations.
According to the newspaper, the words of the Immortal has caused discontent in the environment of the Ukrainian leader, as the head of state has repeatedly declared its readiness to achieve peace in the East by all possible means.
“The reason for the dismissal was my public position. I can’t understand, when Ukraine’s strength is its people, shows the fear towards Russia is absolutely unorganized. I don’t understand, why not respond to the front when there is a fire”, — quotes the words of the former representative of Kiev in the Trilateral contact group on the Donbas edition.
On 13 August the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky Immortal was fired from the post of representative of Kiev in the Trilateral contact group on the Donbas. Immortal was appointed to this position on June 19. With his participation the group was able to negotiate the indefinite truce in the Donbas and withdrawal of troops in new areas.
The indefinite truce in the Donbass started to operate after midnight on July 21. However, the shelling in the war zone has not stopped. The head of the General staff of the Armed forces of Ukraine Ruslan Homchak said that with the militia occur sporadic shelling, but the Ukrainian army observe the silence mode, so, from his point of view, to talk about violating agreements impossible. The self-proclaimed Republic of Donbass accused Kiev of provocation and preparation for a military solution to the conflict.
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