Special monitoring mission of Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe states that representatives of Ukrainian and Russian military commandment with participation of representatives of terrorist organization ‘Luhansk People’s Republic’ have agreed for new ceasefire along demarcation line since December 5.
According to the report of OSCE, on November 29 in Luhansk observers of special mission were preset at meeting of commanders of Ukrainian and Russian sides of Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine.
In addition to representatives of Ukrainian and Russian side there were representatives of terrorist organization ‘LNR’.
The sides continued discussing aspects regarding the withdrawal of troops along the demarcation line according to the previous project of both headquarters from November 13.
The sides agreed that complete ceasefire along all the line of contact (demarcation) between Ukrainian Armed Forces and those controlled by LNR would come into force on since December 5.
It is also mentioned that representatives of self-proclaimed LNR insist that thy control all sub-units of Donsky Cossacks located on their territories. Previously National Security and Defense Council reported that armed groups of the so-called Cossacks are not controlled by LNR government. However, representatives of LNR stated that all Cossacks would comply with the ceasefire demands.
In addition, OSCE underlines that the sides agreed to start withdrawal of heavy military equipment on December 6.
Previously, on November 14 OSCE mission informed about agreement to withdraw heavy military equipment form the demarcation line in Donbas. The agreement had been reached on November 13.
The project of the document signed by Ukrainian and Russian representatives included three phases: ceasefire (which is given 2 days), withdrawal of heavy military equipment (5 days are given for that), disengagement of forces from the contact line that has been agreed upon in Minsk memorandum (21 days are given for that).
In its turn, National Security and Defense Council informed on November 15 that the project of withdrawal of heavy military equipment represented by OSCE monitoring mission is not the final version but a ‘rough’ one.
Previously we have informed that defenders of Donetsk airport have destroyed about 60 Russian servicemen and terrorists.