Minsk talks: Parties agree on resuming search for missing persons in Donbas

21:10, 29 January 2020
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The statement came from Darka Olifer, a press secretary of Ukraine's envoy to the TCG, former president Leonid Kuchma.

"The humanitarian subgroup continues its work toward mutual release of [held] persons, which saw success on December 29, 2019. An agreement has been reached to resume the search for missing persons: before the next TCG meeting in Minsk, relevant proposals will be processed on the mechanism for organizing this work with the participation of international organizations, including the International Committee of the Red Cross," the statement reads.

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Also, Olifer said that today's meeting of the TCG was the last one attended by Martin Sajdik, who handed his powers of OSCE special representative in Ukraine and the TCG to Heidi Grau.

"The TCG once again thanked Ambassador Sajdik for his work and congratulated Heidi Grau on the beginning of her service,” the spokesperson said.

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