Information about the withdrawal of heavy weapons the militia is not true, said authorized military operations Andrei Lysenko.
He said that the militia report about the removal of heavy weapons, but in reality carry out the relocation, informs " Ukrainian truth "." The main and only condition for beginning the withdrawal of heavy weapons is a step N1 of the Minsk agreement is a ceasefire. This was not. However, under the statements as if the withdrawal of heavy weapons the militants carried out the relocation and rearrangement of their gangs in other directions. For this reason, to talk about some of the planned withdrawal of heavy weapons we cannot and do not see, " said Lysenko. He Also noted that the Ukrainian side has prepared appropriate sites and routes for removal of heavy weapons. He noted that while "continuing attacks and attacks from militias," removal of heavy weapons is not out of the question ". First on Tuesday, the Deputy Minister of defense declared Donetsk national Republic Eduard Baturin said that the militia took techniques from areas Debaltsevo, Horlivka, Donetsk and almanova. Prior to This it was rumored that the Luhansk national Republic launched rocket artillery from Debaltsevo. Also on Tuesday, the Deputy commander of the headquarters of the militia of the Donetsk national Republic Eduard Baturin said that the militia began the Withdrawal of heavy weapons from the contact line in 09. 00 GMT Tuesday. Plenipotentiary representative of the Luhansk national Republic Vladislav Deinega, for his part, said that LNR ready from February 24 to accelerate the Withdrawal of heavy weapons, but will take into account the actions of Ukraine. Later, the Ukrainian Military has Also begun to partial withdrawal of heavy weapons from the contact line. On Sunday, the Deputy commander of the militia DND Eduard Baturin said that the immediate Withdrawal of the arms from the separation line in the Donbass will begin on February 24 and will last about 2 weeks. Remember, February 21, Chapter DND Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader LNR Igor Carpentry, as Well as the Commissioner of Kiev signed the plan of withdrawal of heavy weapons from the contact line. The withdrawal of heavy weapons may begin in sectors where the fire had stopped. The withdrawal of heavy weapons provided by the complex of measures on realization of the Minsk agreement, agreed in talks in Minsk on 12 February.