Trilateral Contact Group Meets in Minsk
The TCG continues its work to rebuild the Stanytsia Luhanska bridge
Photo Twitter/Foreign Ministry of Belarus
The subgroups of the Trilateral Contact Group began meetings in the morning of August 21, 2019 in Minsk, Belarus. The Foreign Ministry of Belarus posted this on Twitter.
After the subgroups complete their session, the full Trilateral Contact Group will then hold a session.
In a previous meeting on July 31, 2019, the parties agreed to the disengagement at the Stanytsia Luhanska crossing between government controlled and occupied areas in Luhansk region. The Ukrainian side has complied with the terms of disengagement with the Russian controlled forces on the other side have not fully complied.
The Ukrainian government has expressed its willingness to rebuild the destroyed bridge to make the crossing between the two sides easier once it is safe for construction crews to do the work.