In Minsk have agreed on a new withdrawal of heavy weapons in Donbas until 20 February
10:33 / 16 Feb. 2017 / 863
Parties of Minsk tripartite group agreed to withdraw weapons and special equipment from the line of demarcation in Donbas until 20 February stated by Martin Saydik, the special representative of the OSCE Contact Group.
“Today we agreed on withdrawal of prohibited by the Minsk agreements weapons until 20 February”, – Martin Saydik said.
The sides also discussed the political, humanitarian and economic blocks. The OSCE Representative drew special attention on agreement of complete ceasefire along the contact line.
“Steinmeier formula” was an additional issue during the political discussion in Minsk.
The next meeting of negotiators in Minsk is scheduled for March 1. The European Union reportedly is preparing a large-scale program to restore Donbas.
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