Ukraine has started withdrawing tanks and light artillery from the front line in the eastern region of Luhansk in line with an agreement with Russian-backed separatists, Kiev’s military said on Monday.
Ukraine and separatist leaders agreed last week to extend a pull-back of weapons in eastern Ukraine, which rebels said could mean an ‘end to the war’ with the Ukrainian government.
‘Today at 11.00 (0800 GMT) in Luhansk region we began a simultaneous removal of T-64 and T-72 tanks and in some places anti-tank artillery D-48 and D-44 and … mortars,’ military spokesman Ruslan Tkachuk said on Facebook.
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Source: New Age