© RIA Novosti / Sergey Averin. Members of the SCCC in the village of Petrovskoye in the Donetsk region, where was held the withdrawal of forces of fighters of DNR officesto Talk about the summit in “Norman format” to the end of the year would be premature, as there is still a lot of questions, said press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov.”We are very closely monitoring the situation. Of course, any reports of the breeding of the forces breaks down, a cause for deep concern. We hope that, despite the difficulties, the process will be completed, finalized. <…> Russia and President Putin in favor of continuing work in the “channel format”, wants as soon as possible to hold the summit in “channel format”. However, believes that this summit should be well prepared,” he told reporters.
Yesterday the head of representation of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s Republic in the Joint center for control and coordination (JCCC) of the ceasefire Ruslan Yakubov said that the APU sabotaged the beginning of the withdrawal of forces and means in the Petrovsky district. The Ukrainian foreign Ministry explained that the violation of silence regime.Commander of the United forces of Ukraine Lieutenant-General Vladimir Kravchenko said that the breeding will take place on November 8 in the absence of attacks that have to confirm the representatives of the OSCE monitoring mission.
The withdrawal of forces in cities of gold and Petrovskoe
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 in 2016, in the Village of Lugansk in June 2019. However, the militia has repeatedly stated that the APU moved into the interior areas in the Petrovsky district and the Gold, and insisted on the restoration of parity.
At the meeting of the contact group in Minsk on 1 October, the parties agreed to continue the process of withdrawal of forces. Its beginning was appointed to the ninth number, but it failed: the Donetsk and Lugansk for three days confirmed the readiness to begin withdrawal, but the answer from Kiev was not followed.The withdrawal of forces from the frontline in the town of Golden (LC) began on 29 October and ended on November 1, Petrovsky (DNI) a similar process had to start fourth.