APU has not confirmed the readiness to withdraw forces from the village of Lugansk, said in the LC

© RIA Novoship the Village Lugansk. Archival photoAPU has not confirmed the readiness to withdraw forces from the village of Lugansk, said in the LC© RIA Novosti

Ukrainian security officials confirmed on Friday a willingness to dilution of forces and means at station No. 1 near the village of Lugansk, told reporters the official representative of the people’s militia self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic Andrey Marochko.

In 2016, the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine signed a framework decision on the dilution of forces and means of the parties to the conflict in the Donbass. The withdrawal of forces near the settlements of gold and of Peter took place, and in the Village of Lugansk, have been blocked. The next stage of the withdrawal of forces and means from the village of the Luhansk was scheduled for July 13.

«Today, the people’s militia LC tried once again to divert forces and resources on the proposed site breeding No. 1 near the village of Lugansk. Was launched a white flare,» said Marochko.

He said that a patrol of the Special monitoring mission (OSCE) confirmed the rocket launch and the readiness of the militia to the withdrawal of forces and means. «But retaliatory actions on the part of the Ukrainian military personnel was not followed,» said Marochko.

He said that he received information from the Joint centre for control and coordination (JCCC) of the ceasefire from the town Soledar that the Ukrainian side has informed about the intention to withdraw the forces and means from the line of contact.

APU has not confirmed the readiness to withdraw forces from the village of Lugansk, said in the LCThe Minsk agreement

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