Kravchuk said that he did not wish to participate in the contact group on Donbass

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Cotemporary in fotobanka-President of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk. Archival photoKravchuk said that he did not wish to participate in the contact group on Donbass© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Cotemporary the image Bank

The first President of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk said on Wednesday that it would not agree to participate in negotiations of the trilateral contact group in a Bowl on the settlement of the situation in the Donbass, as it does not see does not believe in their success.

On Tuesday the press-Secretary of former President of Ukraine Kuchma Daria olifer announced that it has completed work as the representative of Kiev in the contact group in Minsk on resolving the situation in the Donbass. Kuchma said earlier that he would leave his post to achieve the «critical age.» In August he was 80 years old.

«I have always been critical of the Minsk format… If I was not in a critical age, I would have refused. I used to work where I see the opportunity to have success. The Minsk process is successful, we will not give», — quotes the edition Kravchuk Gazeta.ua.

Kravchuk said that he agreed with the opinion of Kuchma, representative of Kiev in the trilateral contact group should become more of a young politician. According to him, they may be former foreign Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, the Prime Minister or, for example, the third President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko.

«The complexity of the problem is not to find a person. And to offer a format that will bring success. Believe that (success not will – ed.) without the participation of the United States, the countries «Big seven» — said Kravchuk.Kravchuk said that he did not wish to participate in the contact group on DonbassThe Minsk agreement

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