The Ukrainian side at SCCC has named the diversion of arms to the militias " information provocation "
The head of the Ukrainian side of the Joint center for control and coordination (SCCC) major General Andrei Taran said that the statements of authorized self-proclaimed DND and LNR about the diversion of weapons with a calibre less than 100 mm, as if it were part of the information war. "All these statements of a political nature, which makes the so-called leadership of the ORDO and ORLO (separate districts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, DNR and LNR as called for in the Minsk documents – approx. OPINION), as if to demilitarization in the hands of individual settlements Shirokino and as if the withdrawal of tanks and artillery calibre less than 100 mm shall serve only one purpose – to whitewash their transgressions, " said Taran, who was quoted 112. Ua.
He said that this behavior can be associated with scheduled another informational provocation in order to discredit the Ukrainian military. While Taran said that the militia commissioners want to take the OSCE where as if will take weapons to demonstrate their desire to stop the fighting at a time when the forces of special operations " as if to attack Donetsk and its environs." On Sunday, the DNR and LNR announced the start of a unilateral withdrawal from the line of contact of the arms of a calibre of not more than 100 mm. From the LPR weapons will be given for the whole line, except Happiness. The removal of equipment record Commissioners of the OSCE. On the first day of the weekend DND and LNR told that they are ready to take armored vehicles with guns with a caliber of 100 millimeters to 3 kilometers from the contact line, in addition to problem areas. In Kiev the statement of the DPR and LPR on the start of the diversion of arms called " groundless ". Ukrainian soldiers continue to fire at positions of the militia and residential areas. Refers to casualties among civilians.