Kiev and the militia until not agreed on a plan for the demilitarization of Shirokino, But there are already progress on this issue, said the Deputy head of mission of the MSF OSCE Alexander Hg.
"in early April, we asked the parties to assist in the demilitarization of Shirokino. Then There were the civilians, and destruction were not so serious. But until now the parties have not agreed on a plan of demilitarization. Such a plan would help the parties to increase confidence, unfortunately, civilians had to leave their homes, most have lost their lives. Only now we are beginning to see progress, "said hug, RIA" Novosti ".
"Never before has it been so quiet There as it is today. There quietly, But not enough. I believe in SCCC and believe that the generals will be able to de-escalate. This process of the OSCE will observe, as you did Earlier. The lessons that were learned in Shirokino, This experience we will use in the work along the line of contact, " He added. He also said that the OSCE observers come under fire along the line of contact in Donbas, But in the last period of time near Shirokino such incidents were not. Earlier it was said that the demilitarization of the residential settlement Shirokino involves the withdrawal of troops from the militia and security forces on 2, 5 kilometers from the contact line. On Thursday, the Ministry of defense of Ukraine assured that from residential settlements Shirokino displayed all the militia units. 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.