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DONETSK, December 5. /TASS/. Representatives from Ukraine and the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) will agree terms of truce on Saturday, a source in the DPR government said on Friday.
A relevant document is to be signed next week, the source said.
Ukraine’s military and representatives of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) have reached a preliminary agreement on terms of a truce, LPR head Igor Plotnitsky told TASS on Friday.
“We are ready to fulfill our liabilities and cease fire from the date we will agree upon. This agreement is the movement towards each other. If the parties fail to fulfill their liabilities, there is no mutual trust. And if there is no trust, the agreement is doomed. We hope for the better,” he said.
When asked what will be the steps if one of the parties violates the truce, he said, “There are a list of conditions and everything will be worded in detail.”
Earlier on Friday, spokesman for the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council Andriy Lysenko said a meeting between representatives of the united center for ceasefire in eastern Ukraine would be held on December 9. “It will be a litmus-paper day to see who and how is prepared to fulfill the Minsk agreements,” he said.
On Thursday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko declared a “day of silence” in eastern Ukraine on December 9.
“Ukraine is ready to ensure the “day of silence” and stick to the Minsk agreements,” Lysenko said. “As soon as the silence regime is observed for the whole day, it will be a start to the implementation of the Minsk agreements: the beginning of the pullout of heavy arms to a distance of at least 15 kilometers, the release of hostages, the removal of mine defense, and subsequent pullout of weapons and the demilitarization of the region.”