Leadership of Donetsk national Republic invited the OSCE observers to visit Shirokino and to ensure that residential settlements the withdrawal of all units of the militia, said the Commissioner of the Ministry of defence DND Eduard Bacurin.
"in order to de-escalate the situation on the first day of the week, the Leadership of the DNI independently adopted an opinion on the establishment of the demilitarized zone in the area of Shirokino. On the same day the Minister of defence of DNR was ordered complete withdrawal from the residential settlement of all offices With the available weapons in the inner regions of the Republic, ? the words Basurin news Agency.
the Commissioner of the Department said that in the last days shelling residential settlements are not solely did not stop, but increased in intensity. So, on Thursday Shirokino 17 times exposed to fire blows of the Ukrainian artillery. He noticed that the entire responsibility for the violation of the ceasefire in the area of Shirokino and other directions on the contact line now lies on the Ukrainian side. Recall, on Thursday Basurin said that the Donetsk national Republic has withdrawn all troops from Shirokino, which remains one of the most hot spots of Donbass. The village Shirokino is located on the shore of the sea of Azov between Mariupol (controlled by Ukrainian security forces and Donetsk region (controlled by the militia DND). In early February Shirokino was taken by the soldiers of the Ukrainian battalion " Azov ", but then retreated. Since then, the two sides continue in this area of So-called artillery and mortar duels. Official authorized DND, Deputy Chairman of the people's Council Denis Pushilin stated before that the Leadership of Donetsk national Republic decided to consider the Village Shirokino Novoazovskiy district demilitarized zone. On 25 June it was declared about the tank battles in Shirokino.