The Ministry of defence self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic is ready to begin withdrawal of heavy weapons up to a caliber of 100 millimeters, waiting for a command from the OSCE told reporters the Deputy head of the headquarters of the militia DND Eduard Bacurin.
"There is a planned withdrawal under the Minsk agreements. After the withdrawal will be completed in Luhansk and the OSCE will confirm this, it starts with us. But the OSCE must certify compliance with the ceasefire regime for 2 days. For the same the Minsk agreements, the withdrawal of the DNI was planned for the 2nd half of October. We are ready for it, waiting for the go-ahead from the OSCE that it is possible to start the withdrawal, " - said Basurin.
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 began more 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.
From 1 September in the Donbass entered into force another truce, both parties and observers state that it is observed. At the end of September was signed the agreement about the withdrawal of weapons with a caliber of not more than 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline. The authorities LNR have started to withdraw arms 3 October, 5 October, the Military also began to take vehicles in the Luhansk region. Power DND told that there are plans to begin withdrawal of heavy weapons in the 2nd part of October.