“We are continuing our work towards a political and diplomatic resolution of the crisis in Ukraine and the conflict between Ukraine and Russia,” acting Foreign Minister Andrii Deshchytsia said at a news briefing on Thursday, June 12.
“The contact group has met. It worked out conceptual approaches towards implementation of this plan. We are now waiting for Russia’s response to his document,” he added.
In his inauguration speech on June 7 Poroshenko stated his crisis settlement plan in the south-east of the country. It calls for disarming those who have taken up arms, offers amnesty, proposes a broad peace dialogue, and urges early local elections in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, as well as economic reforms.