Assistant Secretary of state for Europe and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland acknowledged Tuesday the withdrawal of heavy weapons in Accordance with Minsk agreements.
"Now lives on the East of Ukraine has improved," said Nuland. Its expressions, from the security forces was given a significant number of heavy weapons from the militias is the part of the armament. This Nuland said that the seats still have the fire place and access OSCE observers to monitor the situation " remains fragmented ".
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 more than 6 thousand people. The resolution of the Ukrainian fall under negotiation in different formats, such as during meetings of the contact group in Minsk With the mediation of the Russian Federation and the OSCE.
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.