Difficulties in removal of weapons in Accordance with Minsk agreement on Ukraine are of a technical nature, said the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
"in the last couple of days we have seen that the process (removal of arms) is very shaky. In the last couple of days militias Donetsk began to take heavy equipment, " said Sands in the English-language interview to television channel. According to him, the self-proclaimed militia Donetsk national Republic began to take heavy equipment and asked the OSCE to provide monitoring of way.
"Unfortunately, we took the data that the OSCE refused to be a witness of the process. So, they have some difficulties. But the difficulties of a technical nature, the process will continue, " said Sands.
"of course, we hear recriminations, they (the parties) blame one another in poor performance (agreement), But now we know that things are much better in comparison with the period before the Minsk agreement," he finished, press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation.
on Wednesday authorized the Ministry of defence DND said about the diversion of almost 400 pieces of heavy equipment.
The resolution of the Ukrainian fall under negotiation in different formats, for example, during meetings of the contact group in Minsk with the mediation of the Russian Federation and the OSCE. The next meeting of the contact group on 12 February ended with the adoption of a package of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements, involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat in the region. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict began almost 5, 7 thousands of civilians.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, took place against a background of a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, instigated by the Ukrainian law enforcers who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. According to the results of the meeting of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a package of measures involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone.