Zelensky announces disengagement in Petrivske, Zolote in Donbas

20:55, 01 October 2019
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President Zelensky announced the next phase of the peace process in Donbas / Photo from president.gov.ua

"Agreements have been reached on the beginning of the withdrawal of troops in Petrivske and Zolote," he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. "I want to reassure local residents – I personally guarantee that you will be protected and the withdrawal of the military will not affect your security."

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He mentioned the withdrawal of troops in the village of Stanytsia Luhanska as a successful example of disengagement in Donbas.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the disengagement of troops and weapons of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and Russia-led forces near the village of Stanytsia Luhanska took place in June 2019.

Zelensky said on September 13 that the withdrawal of troops in Petrivske and Zolote would be the next phase of the peace process in Donbas.

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