Vadym Novynskyi, the leader of the OPPOSITION BLOC faction, told about it on the program “Today” on the “Ukraine” TV channel. According to him, the path to peace is the goal, which is quite achievable for the Ukrainian power and society.
“After the implementation of the Minsk agreements, we will have to renew the mutual trust of the Donbas and the rest of Ukraine. To do this, it is necessary to take several steps: this is the lifting of the economic blockade of the Donbas, which will begin the reintegration of uncontrolled territories, and the resumption of social benefits in the Donbas. After all, the Supreme Court has already made decisions obliging the Cabinet of Ministers to resume payments. PACE and other international organizations have called for this, but so far the government is not concerned about the needs of citizens living in uncontrolled territories,” Novynskyi said.
According to the leader of the faction, it is also necessary to involve the peacekeeping potential of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church, which carries out service throughout Ukraine – on the territories controlled by the government, and uncontrolled ones. “The Church should participate in all peace negotiations. And at the end of the war, the Church will heal the deep wounds inflicted on both sides,” the oppositionist added.
Vadym Novynskyi noted the hope for peace and the recent troops breeding in the Stanytsia Luhanska. “We have been waiting for this since 2016, but in this issue, consistency is very important, as well as the demonstration by the new power of a clear signal that other steps will follow this step,” Vadym Novynskyi stressed.