Units of the people's militia self-proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic have completed the 1st stage of removal of equipment up to a caliber of 100 millimeters, said at a press conference the chief of staff of the corps national police LNR Igor Yashchenko.
on the first day of the weekend, the Authorities LNR started to withdraw from the contact line in the Donbass weapons up to a caliber of 100 millimeters. Fifteen days after withdrawal of heavy weapons must begin in the DPR. The process of withdrawing is divided into two stages and will last 41 days. Before this phase, the parties submitted to the OSCE a list of weapons and equipment, which will be moved to the definition of the areas to a distance of fifteen kilometers from the line of contact.
"Units of national police completed the removal of equipment at this stage of the challenge. At this stage we were following all necessary procedures and with OSCE representatives completed the Process of verification of assigned equipment, " said Yashchenko.
according to his statement, Authorized monitoring mission emphasize the excellent quality of the event organization at the time of the agreements.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict steel not less than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.