The General staff of Ukraine informs about the readiness to begin withdrawal of artillery in the Donetsk region on October 28.
Since Tuesday, the Ukrainian security forces withdrawn tanks in the region, before this hand took the weapons in the Luhansk region.
"according to the schedule the process drain tanks shall be completed before 23 October. On October 24 we make the message about the discharge tanks. For 25, 26, 27 October verificatory from the composition of the observation mission of the OSCE check the availability of equipment in audiovisual platforms. And From 28 October we will be ready to start the allotment of artillery in certain areas And places, "- said the official representative of the General staff of Ukraine Vladislav Seleznev on Thursday in broadcast television channel " ".
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 of the contact group.
From 1 September in the Donbass entered into force another truce, both parties And observers have concluded that it is most observed. 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. OSCE documented the fact of withdrawal.