The removal of mortars at a distance of More than fifteen kilometers from the contact line in the Donbass, held in the self-proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic, was an important step towards the creation of 30-kilometer security zone, said Last news on Thursday the chief of staff of the people's militia LNR major-General Sergei Kozlov.
first Thursday Kozlov said that the Authorities LNR completed under the Minsk agreements, the Withdrawal from contact line in Donbass mortars of caliber of less than 120 millimeters.
"Today, in Accordance with the Addendum to the Minsk agreements, We are manufacturer of Drainage mortars at a distance of More than fifteen kilometers from the line of contact. This is another important step towards the development of a 30-kilometer security zone " - said Kozlov.
according to his statement, militia is in compliance with all terms agreed upon by the parties, and established procedures for allocating all the types of weapons and equipment publicly, in the presence of media workers in the OSCE and SCCC.
he said that after moving the weapons will be available in agreed place of their storage in sealed form, which will provided unhindered access of international observers.
"We have been shown not only in word but in deed our desire for peace and hope for the symmetric answer of the Ukrainian side for the second phase of allotment of weapons and equipment," - said Kozlov.
at the end of September was signed the agreement about the withdrawal in the Donbass weapons of a caliber of less than 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline. This process will be gradual. The authorities LNR have started to withdraw arms 3 October, 5 October, the Military also began to take vehicles in the Luhansk region. Thus, according to the text of the Treaty, With the threat of the diversion of weapons liaison group may convene an urgent meeting.