Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Donetsk People's Republic

Delegation from the LPR visited Donetsk on Republic Day

16 May 2016
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The official delegation from the Luhansk People’s Republic headed by the LPR People’s Council Chairman Sergei Kozlov visited Donetsk for taking part in the celebratory events for Republic Day.

During a visit the guests held a number of working meetings with the Republic authorities. During the reception on May 11 the Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Aleksandr Zakharchenko expressed hope on further strengthening of fraternal relations and cooperation between the Republics. On the meeting between the Head of Foreign Ministry Natalya Nikonorova and the representatives of Luhansk delegation the possible ways on development were discussed of economic cooperation between the DPR and the LPR.

Jointly with the other delegations and the Republic authorities’ representatives the guests from the Luhansk People’s Republic visited the celebratory events – grand march of Donbass citizens on the Republic Day, and a meeting in Solovyanenko Donetsk National Academy Theatre of Opera and Ballet. All Luhansk delegates were awarded with the Orders of Friendship by the DPR Head who stressed the importance of joint work for the benefit of the Republics’ development.

The representatives of the Luhansk People’s Republic in their turn congratulated Aleksandr Zakharchenko with the second anniversary of the DPR independence and expressed hope for further development of overall support between the states.

In the course of a visit the delegates also took part in Convent-Forum «Strategy of Future» where the agreement was signed on cooperation between the trade unions of DPR, LPR, the Republic of Abkhazia and the Republic of South Ossetia, and also attended the round table sitting «Fight of Donbass for Independence».