Zakharchenko said about the lack of plans to travel to Minsk
The self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko said on Wednesday that until not planning to go to a meeting of the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine and make a conclusion about their possible trip to Minsk after 3 August. "I've heard it from you from you that is obliged to participate… 3rd number will be the meeting where it is expected to sum up the results, and then we'll decide whether to go or not" – Zakharchenko said in response to a question whether he wants the trip to Minsk, RIA " Novosti ". Before that Plenipotentiary representative of the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic in the contact group on Ukraine Vladislav Danego not confirmed that the head LNR Igor Carpenter arrives at the forthcoming decade in Minsk to sign a document about the withdrawal of weapons with a calibre of not More than 100 millimetres. On Tuesday a source in the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine reported that the head of the proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics – Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Carpentry – suppose to arrive in Minsk on 3 August for the signing of the agreement for the allotment in the Donbass weapons with a calibre of not More than 100 millimetres. On the same day as the official representative of the presidential administration of Ukraine on problems of special operations in the Donbass Andriy Lysenko said that with arms forces of Ukraine will start the removal of equipment a caliber of less than 100 millimeters in the Donbass after the signing of the Treaty and its implementation from the militia. Remember, "Norman four" demanded from Kiev to 3 August to withdraw troops from Shirokino, as a month ago, did the militia. July 19, DND and LNR announced the start of a unilateral withdrawal for 3 kilometers from the line of contact arms of caliber of 100 millimeters. From LNR 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 caliber greater than 100 millimeters.