Authorized DND and LNR at the talks in Minsk offer to withdraw all heavy weapons from the separation line in the Donbass at the same time on both sides of the conflict, Kiev insists on the gradual withdrawal, said on Thursday the Commissioner of Kiev in the subgroup on safety Yevhen Marchuk.
"The party offers to Take all weapons across the line at the same time. The Ukrainian side insists on the gradual withdrawal: first the tanks, then artillery, and then mortars. The reasoning is complex and is based on mutual distrust and modern military practice ", – Marchuk said " Ukrainian truth ".
according to his statement at present parties to the conflict agreed on just what the OSCE SMM needs to provide reliable oversight of the entire process of withdrawal of heavy weapons and reliable verification With regard 426-kilometer line of confrontation." Here the discussion is almost over ", – It was shown." To take heavy weapons is proposed as follows: after signing the document must be two days of complete silence, that is the total absence of attacks, and only then – the drain tanks. But first the parties must formally report SMM OSCE when, how many, what tanks, what routes and in what places of their storage will print, making inventory lists With their factory numbers ", - has added Marchuk. He added that the Ukrainian side proposes to allocate four small plot of – two in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, where the most intense situation, and deduce from them the heavy weapons afterward, when those weapons will be withdrawn from the whole area of collision, and when the parties will show the accuracy and compliance of mutual agreements. Not DND and LNR agreed With this approach." 3 of the last round goes the search for a compromise ", - has specified Marchuk. September 1, in the Donbass began a ceasefire, which the parties to the conflict agreed on 26 August in Minsk during the last meeting of the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine. Since mid-April last year, the Kiev authorities carried out in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of homes of residents and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of August, victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine were about 7, 9 thousand People, at least 17, 6 thousand has Been damaged health.