Decision on 'Easter truce' gives hope for Donbass situation stabilization - Pushilin

The Contact Group participants' support for the initiative to introduce the 'Easter truce' in Donbass gives hope for a stabilization of the situation in the region, DPR Delegation Head in Minsk, Republican Parliament Chairman Denis Pushilin states.

"The contact group's support for the initiative of the Donetsk People's Republic to introduce the 'Easter truce' and confirmed by the parties commitment to the ceasefire since March 30, 2018 00:01 gives hope for a stabilization of the situation in Donbass on the eve of the great holiday for all Christians," says the statement.

Earlier today, the office of the OSCE special representative to the Contact Group announced the introduction of a comprehensive, sustainable and indefinite cease-fire from 00:01 on March 30 in Donbass.

The initiative of proclaiming the 'Easter' armistice was earlier made by the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko.

DONi News Agency