Proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic begins unilateral withdrawal from the frontline weapons of a calibre less than 100 mm, said on Sunday the chief of a staff Corps of the people's militia Sergey Kozlov.
"Today, in Accordance with the decision of the head of the Luhansk national Republic Igor Carpentry, We begin a unilateral withdrawal from the frontline weapons of a calibre less than 100 mm at a distance of More than three kilometers from the contact line ", - quotes its words " Luganskinform ".
"Despite the difficult military-political situation in Ukraine, We are not intending to use this advantage and to provoke a new round of development of the conflict. Demonstrating a commitment to the Minsk agreements, We are taking this step openly and independently, and we expect a symmetric response of the Ukrainian side, " - said the chief of staff." Thus, to avoid provocations, the removal of equipment will be done in the presence of authorized mission of the OSCE ", - noticed goats." in order to prevent civilian casualties in the 1st turn allot of weapons and military equipment from positions close to human settlements ", - he told." This is yet another unilateral step towards peace. We show all people of the world who fulfill the Minsk agreement, and who only imitates this process ", - summed up the goats. On the first day of the weekend DND and LNR told that they are ready to take armored vehicles with guns with a caliber of 100 millimeters to 3 kilometers from the contact line, in addition to problem areas. Later it was claimed that the order of withdrawal of such equipment has already been sent to the forces of the breakaway republics. At the same time, in the night of Sunday the media said about the fact that the militia of Donbass and the Ukrainian Military are actively fighting near the Donetsk airport. Local residents said that the Donetsk night was subjected to vigorous bombardment.