the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky revealed the plan for the return of Donbass in the program “Freedom of speech with Savik Shuster”. The issue posted to YouTube.
“Most importantly, will the troops — and we should. If we go, we will get our people back to life. Then the border, then the elections”, — said the Ukrainian leader.
According to Zelensky, the elections in the Donbass will take place only after the Ukrainian government will get control of the border with Russia.
Earlier Vladimir Zelensky said that the withdrawal of year results for the peaceful settlement of the conflict in the Donbass, and vowed to withdraw from talks if during this period of the “Norman format” (Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine) will not bring results.
the conflict in the Donbass lasts for more than five years. In April 2014, the Ukrainian authorities began a military operation against the Donetsk and Lugansk national republics, which declared independence from Kiev after a coup in the country. The Minsk agreement 2015 include conducting in Ukraine coordinated with representatives of Donbass, constitutional reform, local elections, giving the region a special status.