“A meeting of the tripartite contact group has begun in Minsk,” she said.

Earlier, the members of the contact group agreed on a new indefinite truce between the self-proclaimed republics of Donbass and Kiev from July 21.

Ukrainian political scientist, director of the Institute for Global Strategies Vadim Karasev, in an interview with the NSN, assessed the likelihood of progress in the Minsk process from Kiev.