President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that within the framework of the Trilateral Contact Group, a new agreement on a ceasefire in Donbas for Easter is being prepared. He announced this on April 26, answering a question from a correspondent of the UATV channel during a speech dedicated to the 35th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.
Answering the question on how to make sure that there is no shelling in the Donbas on Easter, the president said:
“An important question. A simple question, but a difficult answer. Difficult implementation. Although, I believe that we are already at the finish to this agreement. The meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group, primarily the subgroup on security, will be tomorrow. It seems to me that all parties have already agreed on everything. They have not agreed only on the documentary formulation of this agreement. We want this, we are striving for this. We want there to be no shots, no deaths on Easter. The Ukrainian side has already done everything for this”.
Earlier, Volodymyr Zelenskyy rejected Vladimir Putin’s offer to hold talks with representatives of the occupation administrations of separate areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.