The sub-group on security issues of the contact group on settling the situation in Donbas has completed the meeting in Minsk, said the notary of the press service of the envoy of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic in the negotiations in the capital of Belarus, Parliament speaker Denis Pushilin.
Tuesday in Minsk hosted soveshanie the contact group on the Donbas and its thematic subgroups. Over the Past period of time of regular meetings of the contact group yield tangible results. The parties could come to a consensus about the withdrawal from the separation line of the parties in the Donbass weapons up to a caliber of 100 millimeters and tanks.
"Contact the Sub-group on security issues has completed its work ", - said the head of the Department.
first it was claimed that the main issues of the meeting were the principles of demining the front line and the demilitarization of the village of Shirokino in the DPR.
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.
The last document from February 12 - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and the creation of security zones, obliges the Ukrainian Authorities to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of holding 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 special status " of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".