Alexander Khodakovskogo: Maxim Blinov / RIA Novosti
Former Secretary of the security Council of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) Alexander Khodakovsky said that the Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov will continue to oversee issues of conflict settlement in the Donbass. About this he wrote in his Telegram channel.
Khodakovsky recalled that the Ukrainian direction in the administration of the President of Russia will be engaged in Deputy Minister Dmitry Kozak.
“This division reflects the recognition of the established state of things — us (Republic of Donbass — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) with Ukraine cannot be considered as a whole,” said the leader of DND, adding that in the future the changes will simplify the solution of problems in Donetsk and Luhansk.
Khodakovsky also suggested that scheduled for the spring summit in “Norman format” will not take place. “Nothing to talk about,” — said Khodakovsky possible breakdown of the negotiations leaders “Norman Quartet” because of the failure of Ukraine’s obligations.
Information about the departure of Surkov from the civil service appeared 25 Jan. The political strategist, Director of the Center for political conjuncture Alexei Chesnakov has informed that the decision was made in connection with a change of course in the Ukrainian direction. Meanwhile, in the Kremlin, these data are not confirmed.
In Ukraine suggested that after the departure of Surkov may follow the change of the leaders of the breakaway republics of Donbass. Assistant to the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak, in turn, expressed hope that Kozak is configured to dialogue with Kiev more than Surkov.
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