Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Donetsk People's Republic

Results of the sitting of the group on political issues (February 27)

27 February 2019

Kiev is doing everything possible to spend the negotiation time on discussion of topics that are not included in the political agenda and also do not concern the Package of Measures at all. At the same time, Ukrainian negotiators completely ignore our calls to intensify the discussion on the implementation of a compromise procedure for the entry into force of the law on Donbass special status.
Thus, Kiev absolutely does not seek to bring negotiations into a constructive course, sabotaging all the efforts of the Republics’ representatives, as well as mediators of the OSCE and Russian Federation to unblock the work of a political group.
The DPR Plenipotentiary again stressed the need for the soonest possible start of a discussion of the main agenda issue - the implementation of Steinmeier’s formula. This mechanism is the only way to enact the law on the special status of Donbass and to at least partially move towards a political settlement of the conflict.