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KIEV, April 25./TASS/. A videoconference of the Contact Group on Ukraine will be held on April 29, said a spokesperson for Ukraine’s official representative to the Contact Group, former president Leonid Kuchma.
Darya Olifer said a working meeting of participants in the Trilateral Contact Group was held on Friday with participation of Leonid Kuchma, OSCE special envoy for Ukraine Heidi Tagliavini and Russia’s ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Zurabov.
They discussed preparations for a next Skype conference with representatives of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk people’s republics, she wrote on her Facebook page.
She said the video conference was expected to discuss "the whole range of the Minsk agreements".
Priority would be put on "adherence to ceasefire, the withdrawal of heavy weaponry, monitoring and confirmation of the withdrawal by OSCE mission officers, the release of illegally detained persons," she said.
The spokesperson also said the agenda would include the dispatch of Ukrainian humanitarian aid to Donetsk and Lugansk and the start of work of subgroups within the Contact Group.