Medvedchuk hopes compromise to be found during consultations on settling situation in east Ukraine
Viktor Medvedchuk, the head of the Ukrainian Choice movement, who is participating in consultations on settling the situation in the eastern part of Ukraine, has expressed hope that the consultations will be success.
"First results of the negotiations in Donbas inspire. Four OSCE observers – citizens of Switzerland, Turkey, Estonia and Denmark – are released. Hope that a compromise will be found has appeared and we'll manage to find a way of the present situation, retaining the territorial integrity of Ukraine and restoring peace," he wrote on his Facebook page on Saturday.
As reported, the first group of OSCE observers, composed of four people - citizens of Switzerland, Estonia, Turkey and Denmark - disappeared in Donetsk region late on May 26. The second group, also composed of four people, was last in contact late on May 29 at a checkpoint near Severodonetsk, Luhansk region.
On June 27, 2014, OSCE has confirmed that its group of four monitors earlier held in the Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, has been freed.