Olga Denisova. The OSCE confirms the reduction of hostilities and the beginning of the diversion of arms from the line of separation, said the special representative of the OSCE Chairperson of the contact group in Ukraine Ambassador Heidi Tagliavini.
"in recent days we have witnessed significant reductions of hostilities, began the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the separation line. I hope that this trend will be long-term, " said Tagliavini at the meeting of the security Council of the United Nations in Ukraine.
She also said that a few days ago we were on the verge of full-scale war in Ukraine ". Currently, however, its expression is de-escalation of conflict.
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.