The Ministry of defence self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic informs that complies with the Minsk agreement, All the heavy armament of the militia have been withdrawn from the contact line and placed in places of permanent deployment.
first Deputy head of the special monitoring mission of OSCE in Ukraine Alexander hug said that the observers recorded use in the Donbass heavy weapons caliber 122 and 152 mm on both sides of the conflict.
"The army DNR continues to follow the Minsk agreements. All of our heavy weapons have long been withdrawn from the contact line and placed in places of permanent deployment. This is despite the fact that the Ukrainian Military every day continue to fire from heavy artillery settlements of the Republic and increase the concentration of heavy weapons from the contact line in Donbass ", - said Last news Deputy commander of the corps of the Ministry of defence DND Eduard Bacurin.
The official representative of the presidential administration of Ukraine Andriy Lysenko from our side have said before that the Military until will not withdraw heavy artillery from the contact line in Donbass due to the worsening situation.
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 began more than 6, 8 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.
Last document - a set of measures of implementation of the Minsk agreements signed on February 12, except for a ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone requires the Authorities of Ukraine to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of Power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of the special status " of certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".