Zakharchenko promises 9 may parade with military equipment in Donetsk
Zakharchenko said that the parade will take part more military equipment than last year.
Parade on Victory Day in great Patriotic war will be held in Donetsk with the participation of restored military vehicles 1940-ies, said on Wednesday reporters the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko, reports “RIA Novosti”.
“It will be a regular parade of our equipment… We have restored a few pieces of equipment, which participated in the liberation of our region. On the number of troops it will be more number than that year, because the units have increased, ” he said.
Earlier today, the members of the Tripartite contact group in Minsk warned the representatives of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions that the military parade of may 9 in Donetsk will be a direct and flagrant violation of the Minsk agreements, said the press Secretary of the Ukrainian representative in the Tripartite contact group, second Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma Daria olifer.
“On the eve of may 9 we warn the representatives of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions: the so-called parade of military equipment in Donetsk will be a direct and flagrant violation of the Minsk agreements”, – she wrote on his page on the social network after the meeting of the Trilateral contact group on Wednesday.
Olifer stressed that in accordance with the Minsk agreements, all weapons should be diverted from the line of contact in places of permanent deployment. “This disqualification should be confirmed by the SMM of the OSCE,” she said.
We will remind, a year ago, nearly 30 pieces of military equipment went on the Central street of Donetsk on may 9.
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