The leadership of the Donetsk People's Republic hopes talks on the peaceful settlement of the conflict will start before June 27, Alexander Borodai, prime minister of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic, said on Rossiya 24 television.
"The ceasefire deadline remains the same - 10 a.m., June 27. We would like to say that a monitoring regime will be organized by the Russian side and on the part of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. We hope that all through the period of ceasefire on both sides we will manage to come to terms and start consultations on how the talks on the peaceful settlement of the conflict will proceed," Borodai said.
He also said that the militia is ready to stop fighting in response to a similar move by the Ukrainian side. "In response to ceasefire by Kyiv we pledge to stop fighting on our part," Borodai said.
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