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Contact Group to meet today in Minsk for discussion of weapons withdrawal from ATO

The main issue for the discussion will be withdrawal of guns up to 100 mm and mortars up to 123 mm inclusive. The next meeting of the Contact Group on the settlement will take place on August 26.
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The working group of the Trilateral Contact Group on political settlement in Ukraine will continue to work in Minsk this morning, told OSCE Special Representative Martin Sajdik to reporters, Joinfo.ua informs.

“The working group on security will continue to work on Tuesday at 10 a.m. It will discuss the withdrawal of guns up to 100 mm and mortars up to 123 mm inclusive,” said Martin Sajdik.

Earlier, the envoy of the DPR Pushilin reported that the Contact Group on the Donbas will not hold a meeting on Tuesday, there will be meeting of the subgroup on safety. The next meeting of the Contact Group on political settlement will take place on August 26.

He added that fthe document must be signed by both heads of the Donetsk and Luhansk republics, but not necessarily in person.

“Maybe in an electronic form, by email, by fax,” said Pushilin.