Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Donetsk People's Republic

Natalia Nikonorova will represent the DPR at the sittings of the Contact Group in Minsk

12 September 2018
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According to Decree No. 9 of the Temporary Acting Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Denis Pushilin, the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Natalia Nikonorova was appointed as the Representative of the Donetsk People's Republic in Minsk. 
"To appoint Nikonorova Natalia Yurievna as Permanent Representative of the Donetsk People’s Republic at the negotiations of Tripartite Contact Group in Minsk" – part of Decree. 
The document came into force on September 12, since its signing.
Previously, Natalia Nikonorova represented the DPR at the sittings of the political subgroup.
Since 2014, the DPR Representative in the Contact Group was Pushilin, however, after the parliament of the Republic gave him the powers of the Acting Head, the responsible post of negotiator in the capital of Belarus became vacant.