2017-12-25 11:43:00

All conditions of prisoner exchange in Donbass approved - Patriarch Kirill

Moscow, December 25, Interfax - Kiev and Donbass have approved all conditions of prisoner exchange, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia told reporters on Monday.

The approval of all details relating to prisoner exchange between the DPR and the LPR and Ukraine ended in the St. Daniel's Monastery today," he said following a peacekeeping meeting in Moscow with DPR leader Alexander Zakharchenko and LPR leader Leonid Pasechnik.

The prisoner exchange is expected to take place on December 27, Zakharchenko said.

According to earlier reports, Viktor Medvedchuk, leader of the movement Ukrainian Choice - People's Right, asked Russian President Vladimir Putin during a visit to the New Jerusalem Monastery on November 15 to support the proposal on prisoner exchange between Kiev and the self-proclaimed Donbass republics.