OSCE: Both sides of the conflict in the Donbas limit the movement of observers
Special monitoring mission of the OSCE is experiencing difficulties in implementing the mandate, they restrict freedom of movement both in Ukraine and proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics, said the Deputy head of the OSCE SMM Alexander Hg. "SMM OSCE has difficulties in implementing its mandate, limits the freedom of movement and other disturbances were undertaken in government-controlled territories, but presents significant obstacles for non-governmental controlled territories" – quoted him as saying RIA " Novosti ".
On Tuesday in Minsk agreement was initialed the withdrawal of certain weapons a caliber of 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline in Donbass. Authorized self-proclaimed DND in the contact group Denis Putilin said that the document was signed by all parties with the exception of the heads of DND and LNR. On Wednesday, the agreement was signed by the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko and the head of the Luhansk national Republic Igor Carpentry. On the same day the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin is experiencing cautious optimism and believes a positive decision on the withdrawal of heavy weapons in the Donbas, the most before the meeting " channel four ". On Thursday, the press Secretary of the General staff of Ukraine Vladislav Seleznev said that the shelling of Ukrainian army positions by the militias of Donbass in the night of Thursday resulted in the disruption of the first day of the armistice for the withdrawal of weapons with a caliber of not more than 100 millimetres