Moscow is concerned about the frequent provocations on the line of contact, and also cases of shootings using, and among them, heavy weapons in the Donbass, said on Thursday an official to represent the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova.
"November 12, Authorized Kiev and Donbas in writing notified the monitoring mission of the OSCE about the performance of their arrangements in respect of withdrawal from the contact line of tanks, artillery systems caliber 100 mm, mortars up to calibre 120 mm. and the places of permanent deployment of allocated weapons must be inspected by the OSCE observers, who carry out the appropriate verification procedures. The completion of the withdrawal of – this is an important step towards further de-escalation in the Southeast of Ukraine ", – the expression Zaharovoy quoted by RIA " Novosti ".
on Sunday the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that " the Ukrainian military can return fire in the Donbass, where there is a deterioration of the situation ". The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko eleven November at the meeting of the Council of national security and defense said that despite the ceasefire, the situation in Eastern Ukraine is steadily worsening. The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that the peaceful settlement in the East of the country is under threat due to the escalation of tension in the area. From 1 September in the Donbass entered into force another truce, both parties and observers state that it is observed. 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. Since mid-April last year, the Kiev authorities carried out in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of August, victims of the conflict in the East of Ukraine more than 8 thousand People, at least 17, 6 thousand has Been damaged health, 1, 5 million people became internally displaced.