Special monitoring mission of OSCE in Ukraine agitating parties to the conflict in the Donbas to continue working on the agreement on the withdrawal of weapons with a calibre of not more than 100 millimetres.
Recent dialogues in Minsk, which lasted two days, has not led to the signing of the diversion of weapons in the Donbas a caliber of less than 100 millimeters.
"There (in Minsk - ed.) we discussed the plan of withdrawal of tanks and weapons of smaller caliber. The discussion lasted for two days, but unfortunately, the parties have not reached agreement. Special monitoring mission of the OSCE and further agitates the parties to conduct a real dialogue, " - said the Deputy head of mission Alexander hug at a press conference on Thursday.
He noted that the OSCE observers do not consider the diversion of weapons from the contact line in Donbass demilitarization.
"This does not mean that in fact equipped with weapons forces gone, the infantry and There will be a small caliber weapon. This is not demilitarization, As everyone says, but just venting ", - explained the hug.
in the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic believe that the chances of the conclusion of the document on the withdrawal of weapons with a caliber of 100 millimeters. According to the head of the National Council DND Andrey Purgin, in Minsk failed to agree on technical issues - what to take, locations and observations. The agreement is very much technical military nuances, because of which there was a hitch, He added. Burgin expressed hope that the document will be signed at a time when there will be found a compromise solution.
As assured first Deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Andriy Taranov, the decision about the withdrawal from the separation line of weapons with a calibre of not more than 100 mm will be accepted.
The military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of Donbas lasts more than a year. At the talks on February 12 were achieved consensus on stopping the fire, the withdrawal of heavy weapons, introduction to the Constitution of Ukraine changes on decentralization of power and the consolidation of special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".