Donetsk, Jan 20 – DAN. DPR is going to raise the issue of relocation of Kiev positions away from Donetsk water treatment plant, DPR envoy to Minsk negotiations Denis Pushilin said.
"There is a document signed by Ukrainian units command who agreed that Ukrainian army units shall not be located in the vicinity of the plant. It is a matter of ecological safety. We will prepare all necessary documents and bring the issue to Minsk."
The next meeting of the Contact Group is scheduled for February 1.
Earlier DPR Command said that Ukrainian forces relocated their units to the area of Donetsk water treatment plant that should be clear of military presence under the Minsk Agreements. Reports said Kiev's observation post was located 200m away from the plant with the allowed minimum distance of 1.5km.
Donetsk water treatment plant is located between Kiev-occupied Avdeyevka and Yasinovataya. It pumps water to the townships on both sides of the contact line. Donetsk and Yasinovataya, Vasilyevka and Spartak of DPR are dependent on it in the first place, as well as Avdeyevka, Krasnogorovka and Verkhnetoretskoye which are currently occupied by Kiev forces.*ot