The Ukrainian authorities are not ready to take weapons with a calibre of not more than 100 mm from the contact line in Donbass, said the head LNR Igor Carpentry.
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.
"You know: in the hands of individual we (LC - ed) and DNR already assigned weapons. Ukraine is simply not ready or able to do the same. This is the case, " said the President at a press conference on the first day of the week.
Carpenter said that the draft document about the diversion of weapons with a calibre of not more than 100 mm from the contact line was supplied by representatives of the republics three times, but none has been adopted by the Kiev side.
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 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 began more than 6, 8 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.