Kiev admits all its plans on payment of pensions in Donbass unrealistic

August 21, 2019 21:06

Donetsk, Aug 21 – DAN. Kiev has admitted to considering unrealistic ways to resume payment of pensions to Donbass residents, said the DPR Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova.

“The Ukrainian side at the talks of the economic group said a working group in Kiev was looking into possible ways to settle the issue of resuming payment of pensions to Donbass residents, but then confessed only unrealistic ways are under discussion.”

She said that Ukrainian negotiators have failed to provide full data on the Voda Donbassa operation and the dedicated meeting is postponed.

“Payment of outstanding salaries to the railway company employees has failed to develop as Kiev puts its financial interests first.” Ukrainian outstanding debt to railway employees amounts to 220 mln rubles. *ot