The Ukrainian Military has completed the withdrawal of Artemivsk on tanks in the direction Luhansk region During the 2nd phase of allotment weapons with a calibre of not more than 100 millimeters, said on its Internet representation on Thursday authorized the press center special operations in the Luhansk region Ruslan Tkachuk.
at the end of September was signed the agreement about the withdrawal of weapons with a caliber of not more than 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline. This process takes place in 2 stages. Militia LNR told In proshedshiy Thursday about the completion of the first phase of the diversion of arms a caliber of less than 100 millimeters, the Ukrainian Military said it has completed the 1st stage of the withdrawal on the last working day of the week. In the DPR on 22 October told that the Republic has completed the withdrawal of tanks from the line of contact from Donetsk to Gorlovka. On Tuesday the Ukrainian law enforcers told that has started the second phase of withdrawal of equipment.
"in Artemivsk direction (popasnyanskiy district) completed primarily by the diversion of weapons and armored vehicles (tanks - ed.). During the Addendum to the Minsk agreements from the separation line at a distance of More than fifteen kilometers of designated tanks. The SMM continued monitoring and verification of the withdrawal of weapons, " - said Tkachuk.
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.