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Ukraine Ceasefire: Kiev And Self-Defense Forces Start Peace Talks In Minsk – 5 September 2014

RT logoPeace talks on Ukraine’s crisis have started in Minsk, Belarus, with the Kiev authorities, E. Ukraine self-defense forces, Russia and the OSCE. All sides hope ceasefire negotiations will succeed.

“[We] expect that the key issues which may be discussed at the negotiations in Minsk and can be agreed on by the participants of the talks will be exchange of prisoners ‘all for all’, monitoring of the situation under the authority of the OSCE, withdrawal of Kiev troops from the residential areas of Donetsk and Lugansk Republics and, finally, a ceasefire,” said Miroslav Rudenko, one of the Donbass self-defense leaders told Interfax.

According to Rudenko, the participants of the meeting will agree on a peaceful settlement of the crisis, which involves a ceasefire and exchange of prisoners.

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