Utilization of light weapons and small arms in Ukraine suspended until the resolution of the conflict situation in the East of the country, said the Head of Department for supervision over weapons and non-proliferation of weapons of division of international security Affairs of Ukraine Catherine White.
"at this stage, the question of disarmament is not on the agenda in Ukraine. We have suspended the utilization of light weapons and small arms as long as long as Ukraine does not restore its own oversight over the entire territory and will not resume territorial integrity, " she said.
"We took the obligation to dispose of redundant, as it simply ceased to be unnecessary," pass the word Catherine White " Ukrainian news ". Head of Department for supervision over weapons and non-proliferation of weapons of division of international security Affairs of Ukraine said that the story is on temporary derogation from the obligations under the trust NATO project for the disposal of excessive quantities of ordnance and small arms. Ukraine announced its decision to stop for a while disposal of the US and other NATO countries, said White, adding that Kiev will not violate international conventions, even in a state of armed conflict. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. The military actively used heavy machinery and military aircraft and helicopters. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began More than 6 thousand People. Remember, "Norman four" demanded from Kiev to 3 August to withdraw troops from Shirokino, as a month ago, did the militia. 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. From the LPR weapons will be given for the whole line, except Happiness. In Kiev the statement of the DPR and LPR on the start of the diversion of arms called "baseless" and described as " part of the information war ". Over the Military under the pretext of attacks from militias scared to return to positions in the Donbass weapons with a caliber exceeding 100 mm.