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Ukraine contact group working subgroups start another meeting in Minsk September 8

Full ceasefire and the law on the special status of Donbass. The Belarusian capital on September 8 once again become a meeting place for a peaceful settlement of the Ukrainian crisis.

At this moment President Hotel is hosting the meetings of the four working subgroups of the Contact Group. In the afternoon, representatives of the tripartite contact group are expected to meet at the negotiating table.

In the center of the working groups' attention is the approval of the document on the withdrawal of weapons with a caliber of up to 100 millimeters from the line of contact. The talks on this very issue have been in the stalemate for a long time. Also, the sides intend to discuss the restoration of the infrastructure of the affected regions.

Meanwhile, silence is being observed in the south-east of Ukraine. In the Donbass, another night has passed quietly. Two conflicting parties note the reduction of tension in the region. There are no damages, dead or injured. Such a situation allows civilians to gradually return to normal life as well as restore damaged homes and infrastructure. Also, this region of Ukraine is preparing for the heating season.

Ukraine contact group working subgroups start another meeting in Minsk September 8