DONETSK, February 26 – RIA Novosti. The militia DNR do not yet have data on early withdrawal Ukrainian security forces of heavy weapons from the line of contact in the Donbas, told RIA Novosti deputy commander of the militia headquarters DNR Edward Basurin.
Earlier, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry reported that the security forces on Thursday will begin withdrawal of heavy weapons from the demarcation line in the Donbass only under the supervision of the OSCE.
“We do not have data on the early withdrawal of weapons, but I think there will be after 17:00 (hours), “- said Basurin.
The government of Ukraine began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against the coup d’etat of dissatisfied people in the region. According to the latest UN victims of the conflict have become almost 5.7 thousand civilians. The problem of settling the Ukrainian crisis is discussed at the talks in various formats, such as during the meetings of the contact group in Minsk with the mediation of Russia and the OSCE. The next meeting of the contact group on February 12 ended with a full response to the Minsk Agreement, involving, in particular, the cease-fire in the Donbas from February 15, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the establishment of safety zones. Shortly after the announcement of a truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, sides accuse each other of violating the “silent mode” and state that are only returned fire. Kiev considers the appeal to the UN and the EU on the introduction of Donbass peacekeepers.
What is agreed at the talks in Minsk
Negotiations “Norman four” held on February 12, passed amid a sharp deterioration of the situation in the Donbass provoked Ukrainian security forces that progressively forces began to storm the position militias. Following the meeting, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a series of measures, involving, in particular, the cease-fire in the Donbas from February 15, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the establishment of safety zones. Read the full text of & gt; & gt;
How is the Minsk agreement
The declared ceasefire, according to the parties to the conflict and observers observed throughout the contact line, except Debaltseve. Under this city, according to militia, the so-called boiler were about three thousand Ukrainian security services, while in Kiev denied environments. The last few days in the area Debaltseve, one of the largest transportation hubs in Ukraine, were clashes with security forces militias. Developments – in the plot RIA Novosti & gt; & gt;