In the General staff military power of Ukraine challenged the message of the Deputy chief of the Main command center of the General staff major-General Alexander Rozmaznin about the possibility of joint patrolling of the village Shirokino units of the Ukrainian police and militia.
"We officially state that the interpretation of this message from the part of Russian and foreign media is inaccurate and misleading society. During a performance in the TV major General Rozmaznin meant only one suggestion that was voiced by other participants of the negotiation process in the framework of the Trilateral contact group. The Ukrainian side did not agree to the proposal, " - said the press service, reports UNIAN. The staff also stressed that Ukraine supports the initiative of the arrangement of relentlessly current observation point of the monitoring mission of the OSCE in the village of Shirokino. Before Wednesday Rasmusson said that " according to the agreement, [Shirokino] will be compatible to work, the police units - Ukrainian and ORDO (the representatives of the militia DND – approx. OPINION) ". July 24 in the negotiations, "Norman Quartet" the Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, head of the French Republic Francois Hollande and the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko agreed until August 3 to make practical decisions on the withdrawal of Ukrainian forces from the village of Shirokino in the Donbass. July 19, DND and LNR announced the start of a unilateral withdrawal at 3 km from the line of contact of the arms of a calibre of not more than 100 mm.