The Ukrainian Military in the Luhansk region on the situation in eleven. 00 on Saturday are in their positions in anticipation of an order for the start of the withdrawal of weapons with a caliber of not more than 100 millimeters, said Commissioner for special operation in the Luhansk region Ruslan Tkachuk.
The authorities of the self-proclaimed LNR on the first day of the weekend started to withdraw from the contact line in the Donbass weapons up to a caliber of 100 millimeters. First Deputy head of the headquarters of the militia DND Eduard Bacurin stated that the removal of equipment will begin from Lugansk: if the ceasefire will be respected 3 October. Then the fifteen days will begin in DND. According to his statement, the first step will be to drain the tanks, then the withdrawal of the artillery of calibre of 100 millimetres and mortars of a caliber of 120 millimeters.
"in the Luhansk region (the security forces - ed.) on position eleven. 00 remain in military positions and waiting for the call about the abduction of armor and weapons less than 100 millimeters to a distance of fifteen kilometers from the demarcation line, " - said Tkachuk on the air TV channel.
He said that you have already defined the routes of withdrawal of equipment.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
The meeting of the presidents of the Russian Federation, France, Ukraine and German Chancellor Vladimir Putin, Francois Hollande, Petro Poroshenko and Angela Merkel on the situation in Ukraine took place on the last working day of the week in the Elysee Palace, in a narrow format, the leaders talked approximately within one hour, After which the dialogue was continued in an expanded format.