The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine: the exchange of prisoners took place thanks to Norman summit

the Exchange of prisoners, held in Gorlovka, is the real result of the summit in Normandy format in Paris, wrote a tweet the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadim Pristayko.

And the best gift for 76 Ukrainian families, he added. Meanwhile, the Ukrainian authorities continue their work and wanted citizens who could be in the Donbass, as applicable, the exchange format – all at all.

this Sunday, the first in two years, a large exchange of prisoners between LPR, DPR and Ukraine. According to preliminary data, the Donbass gave 76 people, Kiev has returned 124 people.

the Exchange occurred on the contact line in the area of Gorlovka. Watched the Special representatives of the monitoring mission of the OSCE and the International Committee of the red cross, reports TASS.

In 2014 Kyiv launched a campaign against the breakaway LC and the DNI, which declared its independence after the coup. The victims of the conflict have become 13 thousand people. The situation in the region trying to resolve with the help of the Minsk agreements, but the shootout between the parties continue.