General of the Army of Ukraine, Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko held talks with OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug.
The parties discussed the issues of implementation of agreements on parties and weapons withdrawal achieved by participants of the Trilateral Contact Group during meeting in Minsk on September 21, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has reported.
”We praise the efforts of the OSCE for conflict settlement in the east of Ukraine. Meanwhile, the withdrawal of troops and heavy weaponry is possible in case of the complete ceasefire. The Ukrainian troops observe the truce, but the enemy keeps on shelling and executing provocations,” Muzhenko said.
As UNIAN reported earlier, on Wednesday, September 21 the Tripartite Contact Group in Minsk signed the Framework Decision on Disengagement of Forces and Hardware, providing specific coordinates.