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LC has provided security guarantees for the equipment of a new transmission

The self-declared Luhansk people's Republic has provided the Ukrainian side of the security guarantees for the equipment of two new checkpoints at the contact line in the Donbass, told reporters the representative of the LC in the humanitarian sub-group on Donbass Olga Kobzeva.

The negotiations of the contact group on the Donbas held on Wednesday via videoconference. Following the meeting, the press service of the office of the President of Ukraine said that the contact group on conflict settlement in the Donbass supported the opening of two new checkpoints of entry-departure (KPVV) in the Luhansk region over the next four months. On Saturday, the representation of LC in the Joint center for control and coordination (JCCC) of the ceasefire told reporters that it has started construction of two new crossing points at the line of contact.

"The willingness on the part of LC to start to create the infrastructure was still may 1. For its part, we have provided the security mode (representatives of Kiev - ed.) for the entire period of time (the creation of KPVV - ed.) from may 1 to August 31," explained Kobzeva.

She said that the Ukrainian side had sabotaged the process and provided the security mode only from 10 Jul 2020.

"From our side extended their earlier commitments to provide the security regime until the end of infrastructure 10 November 2020", - added the representative of the Republic.

The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began a military operation against the breakaway LC and the DNI, which declared independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. According to the latest UN victims of the conflict were about 13 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, in particular, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which from September 2014 adopted three documents regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict. However, after the armistice agreements between the parties to the conflict continue shooting.