Leonid Kuchma withdraws from the negotiation process in Minsk format. Zelensky understands 07/28/2020 16:33:17. Total views 646. Views today — 0.

Former President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma has withdrawn from the negotiating group on the Donbass in Minsk. This is said in the press service of the President's Office.

It notes that the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked him for the work at the helm of the Ukrainian delegation of the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG).

The President stressed that he respects the decision of Leonid Kuchma to stop participating in the TCG activities.

"Thank you for all the efforts you have made to unblock the Minsk process in order to achieve peace. Your experience was crucial and extremely necessary. Always ready to hear your advice in the future", - he said during a meeting with Leonid Kuchma on July 28.