If he wins the demilitarization of Shirokino this practice has the ability to be extended to other towns in the Donbas: Marinka, Krasnogorovka and Avdiivka, said Tuesday the head of the administration of the proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic Maxim Leshchenko.
"With regard to the demilitarization of Shirokino, This is our 1st experience. If he will give the development of tomorrow will rise the question on the organization of the demilitarized zone in such localities, as a plant, Marinka, Krasnogorovka. This is quite necessary, which will help us to defend against the attacks of our residents ", – he said, reports RIA " Novosti ".
on the first day of the week it was declared That the authorities proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics (DPR and LPR) will consider the possibility of the withdrawal of its parts and branches of a number of settlements on the line of contact, If demilitarization Shirokino will give a good result. On Sunday, the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko has called the withdrawal of militias from Shirokino a goodwill gesture ahead of talks in Minsk. Before in the same day the head of the defense Ministry proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Vladimir Kononov said That the Ukrainian Military did not withdraw its troops from Shirokino according to the plan of demilitarization. On Thursday, the Ministry of defense of Ukraine assured That from residential settlements Shirokino displayed all the militia units. The village Shirokino is located on the shore of the sea of Azov between Mariupol (controlled by Ukrainian security forces and Donetsk region (controlled by the militia DND). In early February Shirokino was taken by the soldiers of the Ukrainian battalion " Azov ", but then retreated. Since then, the two sides continue in this area of so-called artillery and mortar duels.