In the self-proclaimed Lugansk national Republic until not have the opportunity to assure that the Ukrainian Military in the Donbass began the removal of equipment a caliber of less than 100 millimetron from the line of contact, said Last news on the first day of the week authorized militia LNR.
on the first day of the week press officer of the headquarters special operations Ukrainian security forces Anatoly Stelmach in broadcast television channel said that the Ukrainian security forces began withdrawal techniques a caliber of less than 100 millimeters in the Donbass.
"We until have no reliable data about the fact that Ukraine and the truth began to withdraw weapons from the contact line ", - said the head of the Department.
last week in Minsk was initialed an agreement about the discharge of weapons a caliber of less than 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline in Donbass. Last Wednesday all sides have signed the contract. On the first day of the weekend, the Authorities LNR started to withdraw from the contact line in the Donbass weapons up to a caliber of 100 millimeters. Fifteen days after withdrawal of heavy weapons must begin in the self-proclaimed DND.
The process of withdrawing is divided into two stages and will last 41 days. Before this phase the warring parties gave the OSCE a list of weapons and equipment, which will be moved to the definition of the areas to a distance of fifteen kilometers from the line of battle of contact. The process of withdrawal of equipment and weapons is bilateral and will be held under the supervision of authorized OSCE and the media.
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 steel not less 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.