The self-declared Luhansk people's Republic nourish the hope that the measures taken by the host of the unilateral withdrawal of weapons will be an important argument in the negotiations in Minsk, said the Plenipotentiary representative of the Republic in the negotiations Vladislav Danego.
As informs on the first day of the week, Danego, for example, said that the theme of the diversion of arms "will be one of the major" at the meetings of the Contact group and its subgroups, which is scheduled for Tuesday, July 21.
"There are fresh circumstances, such as the unilateral withdrawal of weapons to 100 mm, which We completed. We hope that our withdrawal would be a serious argument in order to try to return Ukraine in the context of the peace process ", - quotes the UNIC message of the authorized representative.
Danego said that the dialogues subgroups is scheduled for 13. 00, and the meeting of the Contact group on 16. 00.
He summed up that the Ukrainian side in its own way already parried the decision republics on the withdrawal of equipment." The reaction of Ukraine already was the second day of the bombings continue, with special tightening, " said Danego.
Militia Donetsk and Lugansk national republics on Sunday in the hands of individual has begun the removal of equipment and weapons of a caliber of less than 100 millimetres from the line of contact. This process is controlled by the observers of the OSCE mission and the Joint centre for control and coordination of the ceasefire in the Donbass. Ukrainian Military told that the orders about the removal of weapons with a calibre of not more than 100 millimetres they had received.
In the evening on Sunday, the people's militia LNR stated that it had completed the withdrawal of weapons from the contact line in Donbas, with the exception of the residential settlement Happiness. In the DNR on the first day of the week said that the Militias continue to challenge.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk Contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.