Secretary of Council of national security and defence (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov called the authorities LNR and DNR about the diversion of military equipment of the caliber of less than 100 millimeters of "blasphemy" and denied the statements of the leadership of the republics about the diversion of arms.
"This is blasphemy ", – Turchynov said, adding that militias like the " day mark a departure, then at night they return (weapons) in their fighting positions."
Turchynov said This after inspecting the new military equipment at the training base of the National guard of Ukraine near Kiev. According to Turchynov, the evidence that the militia took the technique, as if repeated attacks of the Ukrainian positions with heavy weapons, RIA " Novosti "." In order to shoot, the necessary equipment, it's from outer space comes not. Unfortunately, heavy artillery, and tanks and large-caliber mortars - all This is placed at the forefront ", – noticed Turchynov. On Tuesday, the speaker of the Ukrainian side in the General center for control and coordination of ceasefire and stabilization of the line of demarcation Roman Orchila subjected to the charge of the militias that they are withdrawn from the separation line guns of calibre less than 100 mm, instead of summing them heavy artillery. In DND told that if Kiev will take retaliatory steps for the removal of equipment up to a caliber of 100 millimeters, the Donetsk militia will remove equipment from all points on which it has until now remained in connection with the difficult situation. However, instead of this, reported in Donetsk, the Military would only increase congestion at the line of contact. In addition, it claimed that the talks in Minsk agreement was reached on the withdrawal of tanks and weapons of caliber of 100 millimeters from the line of contact in Donbas, However, the contract until signed. Remember, July 19, DND and LNR announced the start of a unilateral withdrawal for 3 kilometers from the line of contact arms of caliber of 100 millimeters.