Plenipotentiary representative of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic in the negotiations of the contact group Denis Putilin said that the agreement on the withdrawal of weapons with a calibre less than 100 mm in practice, agreed, were the " final touches ".
"currently, there are very heated discussions on this document. In practice, we already come to the final form, final form, it remains to agree on the fact literally the finishing touches and sign the document. Anyway, the Ukrainian side in the last moment finds cause, finds fresh leads, fresh interpretation of individual clauses, returns to the old edition, and we have this process again at a standstill, " said Pushilin at the press conference.
first it was announced that the next meeting of the contact group in Minsk scheduled for July 21, 3 and 26 August.
"We made enough steps, ready to do many steps forward, but it's bound to happen bilaterally. I really hope that Minsk will listen to this and at the next meeting the document will be signed ", - he added.
The military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of Donbas lasts more than a year. At the talks on February 12 were achieved consensus on stopping the fire, the withdrawal of heavy weapons, introduction to the Constitution of Ukraine changes on decentralization of power and the consolidation of special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".