The message of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on the withdrawal of equipment with the weapons of a caliber of less than 100 millimeters is done to ensure that the West saw the initiative from Kiev, told reporters the head of the people's Council DND Andrey Purgin.
On Tuesday, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that after a few days in the Donbas has an obligation to begin disposal of heavy weapons, about which the parties have agreed in Minsk yesterday at the meeting of the trilateral contact group. He also said that he told the representatives of Kiev in the trilateral contact group to immediately sign a Treaty creating a 30-kilometer buffer zone, withdrawal of tanks and mortars.
"This message is made for the West, no doubt. Message on the occasion ... with the weapons of a caliber of less than 100 millimeters made in 3 days of this (the head of the DND Alexander) Zaharchenko (head LNR Igor) Carpenter. This, apparently, is not sounded in the West. Then after 3 days practice on word for word the message Poroshenko repeated for the West to sounded that the peace initiative from Kiev, although it comes from the Directors of the DND and LNR ", - said Purgin.
Militia Donetsk and Lugansk national republics on Sunday 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. Deputy head of the Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE Alexander Hg above said Fins news that the mission had detected movement of heavy weapons from the militias from the line of contact in Donbas, but doesn't think It's a diversion of weapons.
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 meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.