“The discussions continued on political and army points. Nonetheless, it stays troublesome. It’s too early to speak about one thing optimistic,” Russian presidential aide Vladimir Medinsky, additionally the pinnacle of the Russian delegation, mentioned following the talks.
Russian negotiators introduced a big set of paperwork, together with particular agreements, however the Ukrainian aspect couldn’t signal them on the spot and took all these paperwork again residence for examine, he advised reporters.
“To be trustworthy, our expectations from the talks weren’t met. However we hope that subsequent time we will take a extra vital step ahead,” Medinsky mentioned after the assembly, which lasted practically three hours on the Belovezhskaya Pushcha on the Belarus-Poland border.
Either side addressed the problem of civilian evacuation, and the Ukrainian aspect assured Russia that the humanitarian corridors will begin engaged on Tuesday, he mentioned.
“There was some optimistic progress in relation to bettering the logistics of humanitarian corridors,” Mykhailo Podoliak, advisor to the Head of the President’s Workplace of Ukraine, tweeted after the negotiations.
“At the moment there have been no outcomes that might considerably enhance the state of affairs. Nonetheless, I emphasize as soon as once more that the consultations will proceed,” Podoliak mentioned in a video message posted on Twitter.