The Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the presidents of France and Ukraine Francois Hollande and the head of the Petro Poroshenko discussed the implementation of the Minsk agreements, informs a press-service of the Kremlin.
the head of the "Norman Quartet" Also stressed the need for the withdrawal of Ukrainian forces from the village of Shirokino. They again confirmed the need for strict observance of the ceasefire under the control of SMM OSCE, RIA " Novosti ".
As the saying goes, "Norman four" pleased with the approval of the document on the withdrawal of heavy equipment on fifteen miles from the line of contact. Before Thursday stated that leaders "channel four" agreed on the need of the agreement between Ukraine and the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk republics on the diversion of military equipment up to a caliber of 100 mm in the Donbass. Remember, Tuesday at the command headquarters of the militia told that removing the equipment from the outskirts of Gorlovka, Donetsk people's Republic completed the withdrawal of combat equipment up to a caliber of 100 mm from the contact line in Donbas. According to the militia, from the line of contact in Donbas withdrawn about 150 armored vehicles of the caliber of 100 mm. Also on Tuesday, stated that According to the reached in Minsk arrangements, weapons controlled by the Kiev military in the Donbass was given to the required distance. Simultaneously, the first day of the week the Deputy head of mission Alexander hug said that " the OSCE yesterday was not observed after the challenge, the mission observed the movement of tanks and other heavy equipment from the DNR and LNR." This is important because we don't know where these weapons ended", - has specified the hug. Explaining This, the Deputy commander of the corps of the Ministry of defence DND Eduard Baturin said that the Ministry of defense of the Donetsk national Republic surprised by the statement of the OSCE. Remember, July 19, DND and LNR announced the start of a unilateral withdrawal at 3 km from the line of contact of the arms of a calibre of not More than 100 mm. From the LPR weapons will be given for the whole line, except Happiness. In Kiev the statement of the DPR and LPR on the start of the diversion of arms called "baseless" and described As " part of the information war ". Moreover, the Military under the pretext of attacks from militias scared to return to positions in the Donbass weapons with a caliber greater than 100 mm.