DPR updates SMM on disposition of its forces in Petrovskoye area

October 07, 2019 16:10

Donetsk, Oct 7 – DAN. DPR Mission to the JCCC has informed the OSCE SMM on People’s Militia forces locations in the Petrovskoye disengagement area.

“In accordance with previously reached agreements … today we have updated the OSCE SMM on the initial disposition of DPR forces in the Petrovskoye disengagement area No. 3.”

The Ukrainian side is expected to act likewise. On October 8, after the SMM confirms it has received notifications from both sides, the sides are to confirm their readiness to disengage forces. On October 9 the sides are to fire signal flares informing on the preparedness to withdraw forces and to begin synchronically the pull-back of forces and hardware detected within the disengagement area.  The process is to be completed within three days.*ot*pp