The Ukrainian side has given Russia the documents for the repatriation of Ukrainians Yuri Soloshenko and Gennady Afanasyeva, Minister of justice of Ukraine Pavel Petrenko.
“Being closed, legal negotiations, and I have cautious optimism that they [Soloshenko and Afanasiev. — note] will return home soon. The legal side is fully prepared and handed over to the Russian Federation”, — he said (quoted by “Interfax-Ukraine”).
Petrenko noted that in this case, as in the case of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, being “political negotiations”. According to their results, according to the Minister, and a response is received regarding the fate of the Ukrainians. “It is very important that policy until the time when our children cross the Ukrainian border, did not comment on the negotiations because the negotiations very difficult,” — said the head of the Ukrainian Ministry of justice.