The President of Russia Vladimir Putin appointed Boris Gryzlov, Plenipotentiary representative of Russia in the contact group on Ukraine, the corresponding decree published on the official Internet portal of legal information Saturday.
MOSCOW, 26 Dec. Boris Gryzlov, appointed Saturday by the RF presidential envoy in the contact group on Ukraine is “a great negotiator” with the rare ability to reconcile extreme positions, said first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense Franz Klintsevich.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the appointment of permanent member of security Council of Russia Boris Gryzlov, Plenipotentiary representative of the Russian Federation in the Contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine.
“Well aware of Boris Gryzlov in the State Duma. It is distinguished by a rare ability to reconcile the extreme positions, not moving at the same time the valid edge of compromise. He is a great negotiator and “hard worker” will not” — said Klintsevich.
In his opinion, the appointment of Gryzlov and demonstrates the importance that Russia attaches importance to the settlement of the situation in Ukraine.
“Appointing such an authoritative policy, Plenipotentiary representative of Russia in the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine, Vladimir Putin has demonstrated once again that Russia crane is interested in a peaceful resolution of domestic conflict”, — said the Senator.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year launched a military operation against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the United Nations, victims of the conflict were more than 9 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, including during meetings in Minsk of the contact group, which since last September has already received three documents governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.