Demining of territory in Petrivske, Donbas, to begin tomorrow, - Ukrainian side

Source : 112 Ukraine

The disengagement of forces in Petrivske will end today
12:23, 11 November 2019

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The demining of the territory in Petrivske will begin tomorrow, on November 12. This was stated by Oleksandr Shtupun, the head of the press center of Joint Forces Operation, RBC-Ukraine reported.

It is reported that the disengagement of forces and equipment in Petrivske will end today, after which the demining of the territory should begin.

Related: JFO headquarters explain disengagement of forces process in Bohdanivka and Petrivske

"The third day of disengagement is now being finalized in Petrivske. Today at 12:00, the Ukrainian side will inform the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the OSCE that it has practically completed the disengagement. After that, if everything is good, if the OSCE SMM verifies it, then, according to the schedule, the demining of territories should begin tomorrow," Shtupun said.

Armed Forces of Ukraine and representatives of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic's militants launched signal missiles, which meant the start of the disengagement on November 9. 

As we reported earlier, Andriy Zahorodniuk, the Defense Minister of Ukraine, said in his interview with 1+1 TV channel that Ukrainian forces could return to their previous positions

"We can return to our emplacements in no time. We've developed the respective scenarios. We know how to act in this case", he said.

Related: Russia positively responds to disengagement in Donbas

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