Surkov commented on the introduction of Gryzlov, in a contact group


The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has appointed Gryzlov, Plenipotentiary representative of Russia in the Contact group on Ukraine, the decree was published on the official Internet portal of legal information.

SUKHUM, 29 Dec. The Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov considers the appointment of Boris Gryzlov, Plenipotentiary representative in the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine illustrate the seriousness of Russia’s intention to resolve the issue of settlement in 2016.

“The purpose of my, say, an old friend of Boris Vyacheslavovich Gryzlov to the post of Plenipotentiary representative in the contact group on the settlement of the conflict in Ukraine shows that Russia and President of Russia attach great importance to this problem and thereby greatly increases the status of our presence in this process. It speaks first of all about the seriousness and the determination of next year anyway to resolve this issue”, — said Surkov journalists after talks with President of Abkhazia Raul Khajimba.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has appointed Gryzlov, Plenipotentiary representative of Russia in the Contact group on Ukraine, the decree was published on the official Internet portal of legal information. Gryzlov said that the objective to do all that is necessary for negotiations in the protracted internal conflict in Ukraine, on the basis of the need for the full and faithful observance of the Minsk agreements.