27 December will be the release of Ukrainian hostages. This was announced by the representative of Ukraine in the humanitarian sub-group of the trilateral contact group Irina Gerashchenko in Facebook.
“Like I said, the Ukrainian party – new year and Christmas holidays. We tried to do this before December 24, but glad to have confirmation of the date before the new year. We are fully prepared. I hope to God is not broke and that all parties have fulfilled all previous agreements,” – said Gerashchenko.
According to her, December 27 will be the release of 74 Ukrainians.. “We are in the scope of the exemption will give 306 where it enables the Ukrainian legislation. Just had a conversation with President Petro Poroshenko. He noted that the Ukrainian side is ready for release and did everything to unblock the process,” she added.
Earlier it was reported that the exchange of Ukrainian hostages may be held December 27, 2017.
The DNI and LC – terrorist organizations seized with the support of the Russian Federation of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine. Both organizations created, funded and maintained by Russia, where, among other things, the terrorists are getting fighters, trainers, and heavy equipment, weapons, ammunition, and fuel.
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