OSCE SMM Chief Monitor Çevik welcomes beginning of disengagement from Zolote

KYIV, 30 October 2019 – The Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, Yaşar Halit Çevik, welcomed the beginning, yesterday, of the disengagement of forces and hardware from the Zolote disengagement area.

Additional SMM patrols in the Zolote area, assisted by static cameras and unmanned aerial vehicles, on 29 October observed the launch of flares by the Ukrainian Armed Forces and the armed formations, signaling both sides’ readiness to disengage, and subsequently Ukrainian Armed Forces personnel and members of the armed formations exiting the disengagement area, together with their weapons.

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Dragana Nikolic-Solomon
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OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine
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Iryna Korobko
National Media Officer OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine
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