Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Donetsk People's Republic

The Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance entered into force

25 February 2022
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Today, on February 25, an exchange of instruments of ratification of the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Donetsk People's Republic and the Russian Federation dated February 21, 2022 took place in Moscow. 

 The event was attended by the Director of the Second Department of the CIS countries of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation A. Polishchuk and First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Donetsk People's Republic S. Peresada.  

The Treaty was ratified by the law of the Donetsk People's Republic No. 351-IIHC of February 22, 2022, as well as the law of the Russian Federation No. 15-FZ of February 22, 2022.  According to Article 28 of the Treaty, this act enters into force on the day of the exchange of instruments of ratification.