The new security zones in Donbass were discussed in Minsk. The parties to the conflict agreed on several positions and on the lists of detained persons. The parties also discussed the issue of water supply and the preparation of an expert meeting on the environmental risks of enterprises. Although discussions on the "Steinmeier formula" failed. It involves the introduction of a law on the local self-government in certain regions of Donetsk and Lugansk regions at the time of elections. The issues of simplifying the procedure for paying pensions to residents of Donbass, as well as the status of "temporarily displaced persons" remain open. The next meeting of the contact group is due in three weeks.