10 Jan 2018 15:49

Exchange of lists for prisoner swap scheduled for Jan 18 - Ukrainian ombudsman

KYIV. Jan 10 (Interfax) - The Ukrainian side and representatives of the self-proclaimed Donbas republics have scheduled a meeting for January 18 to exchange lists of detained persons in preparation for an exchange, the Verkhovna Rada's Human Rights Commissioner, Valeria Lutkovska, said.

"Very important and necessary work, when we're updating again the lists, is currently under way; each side [is doing it] on their own. We should meet on January 18 and exchange relevant information and updated lists. Then negotiations on the next stage [of the swap] will begin," Lutkovska said in an interview published on the television channel 112.Ukraine's website on Wednesday.