Official authorized DND, Deputy Chairman of the people's Council Denis Pushilin said that the Donetsk national Republic is ready to demilitarize settlements near the contact line.
A fundamental condition of the consent of DNR on demilitarization, According to Pushilin, is counter-activity of the Ukrainian side, RIA " Novosti ".
According to Pushilin, Kiev deliberately inhibits the Minsk process and does not respect consensus, As it believes that the punishment of the West against Russia will hurt Russia to send humanitarian aid to the Donbass – and conflict will resolve itself, " because the DNR and LNR will suffocate the existing problems."" Efforts, unfortunately, not in Minsk. Ukraine's position: they still hope that the tightening of the time the situation will resolve itself. For example, that the punishment against Russia will weaken it and it won't even be able gonokami to guide us, and the Republic will suffocate the existing problems. This plan is obvious from Ukraine, but they do not go away from him. Hence the passivity and simulation of the process ", - said the Plenipotentiary representative of the DND in Donetsk at the meeting of the round table on the situation of implementation of the Minsk agreements. According to his statement, the authorities of the breakaway republics are obliged to act in the interests of the population: "the Republic has already taken place, the question is, How will they coexist With Ukraine. How will this work, is obliged to solve the political dialogue that problemsolvers ". On Wednesday, the Deputy head of sector of " M " (around Mariupol) Victor Sigloh said that the Ukrainian Military is still stationed in their positions in Shyrokyne, and the order to leave This settlement was not. Before the OSCE expressed the hope that the conclusion of the demilitarization of Shirokino will be made by the participants of the contact group in two weeks. July 2, DPR announced that it had withdrawn all troops from Shirokino. Official authorized DND, Deputy Chairman of the people's Council Denis Pushilin stated before that the leadership of Donetsk national Republic decided to consider Shirokino demilitarized zone. According to his statement, which had been accepted and authorized representative of the Lugansk people's Republic Vladislav Danego, the results of demilitarization in Shirokovo both republics to accept the conclusion on the continuation of this process. 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 ". Since then, the two sides continue in this area of so-called artillery and mortar duels. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 4 thousand People. With fifteen February, the parties to the conflict in the Donbass declared a truce in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations. However, despite the control system of the ceasefire, local clashes and shelling of settlements continues.