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"We have not received information about the fate of the 132 hostages held in the occupied territories,” Gerashchenko said while reporting on the results of a Wednesday meeting of her subgroup.

She added that no information has been received on specific Ukrainian citizens in question, “despite all our requests and demands.”

Read alsoDeployment of OSCE police mission key for Donbas demilitarization – Gerashchenko“We’ve only been told that 55 Ukrainians (with no names provided) are being held in the occupied areas of Donetsk region and another 14 – in the occupied territories of Luhansk region," Iryna Gerashchenko said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on July 4, Ms Gerashchenko expressed hope that the meeting of the contact group would determine the date of the release of Ukrainian hostages.