To expect the signing of the document on the withdrawal of equipment a caliber of less than 100 mm at the upcoming meeting in Minsk should not, says Donetsk political analyst Kirill Cherkashin.
The question of removal of equipment up to a caliber of 100 mm from the contact line Authorized self-proclaimed DND and LNR raised at the meeting in Minsk on July 7. Then the Ukrainian side did not want to sign a contract for disqualification. At the meeting of the subgroup on safety 21 July in Minsk Authorized DND and LNR again suggest to raise the Issue of the withdrawal of equipment up to a caliber of 100 mm.
"I think the hope for the signing of the agreement on the withdrawal of equipment is not worth it. Whatever steps the DNR and LNR did, from Ukraine and control of America of retaliatory steps should not wait, it is unprofitable freezing of the conflict, " said Fins news Kirill Cherkashin.
He added that, even if Ukraine agrees to sign the document on the withdrawal of equipment, to comply with its own shoulders the commitments in his vision, is unlikely.
on Sunday, the authorities of the Donetsk and Lugansk national republics in the hands of individual has begun the removal of equipment and weapons of a calibre of not more than 100 millimetres from the line of contact.
for its part, the Ukrainian Military said that the shelling of their positions is carried out with the help of guns of larger calibre." July 20 fighters used eleven times 152-and 122-millimeter artillery, 19 - 120-millimeter mortars, 3 times - tanks ", - said the press center of special operations.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed as well as among them during the meeting in Minsk of the contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.