"Disengagement of forces is proceeding according to the plan and in a controlled way," – Minister of Defense

2019-11-11 09:27:00 | ID: 53889

“For our part, everything is proceeding in a controlled way. Of course, terrorists are trying to disrupt the process - this is something we can see already. But we are acting according to our plan, we have 7 days of silence, disengagement of forces is proceeding according to the plan and in a controlled way. «- emphasized Minister of Defense of Ukraine Andriy Zagorodnyuk during an interview of the program “TSN. Week ”, answering questions about the process of disengagement of forces and assets in the area of the Bogdanivka settlement in  Donetsk region.

He also noted that if the Russian side breaches its obligations, the Ukrainian military will be deployed to previous positions within a short period of time.

- We have worked through such scenarios; we know what to do in this case. We will be able to act as soon as possible,” - noted Andriy Zagorodnyuk.

Minister also informed that Ukrainian servicemen who were defending positions in the area near Bogdanivka settlement, have returned to the positions which they held in 2016.

- The current positions are even better, because we have returned to the positions of 2016 which we have developed and they are fully prepared for military tasks, - said Andriy Zagorodnyuk.