Donetsk, Oct 26 – DAN. DPR representatives hope to have a productive meeting of the Contact Group working group on political issues with Ukrainian counterparts today in Minsk, and that Kiev follows suggestions of the guarantor countries.

"After the Normandy Four talks in Berlin a lot of statements followed concerning the importance of political settlement and further working on its basis – Donbass special status – within Minsk (format). We hope that Ukrainian representatives follow these recommendations and the meeting turns put productive," said DPR envoy to political subgroup acting Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova.

The Contact Group is to meet in Minsk on October 26, economic, political and security subgroups are also scheduled to meet today.