Russian officers in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) for the disengagement of forces and resources on the line of demarcation will leave the occupied territory of the Donetsk oblast this week. This is reported by separatist media with reference to the words of the salaried propagandist of the militants Eduard Basurin.
According to him, the "DNR" representatives will continue to work in the JCCC.
"Next week (the statement was made on December 17 – ed.), Russian officers, who are part of the group of observers, will leave the territory of our republic, will go to the territory of Ukraine and will continue to leave for the territory of the Russian Federation. At the moment, I have no knowledge of the next group's arrival. Our representatives continue the work in the JCCC", - Basurin stated.
"On 14 December, the Ukrainian Armed Forces representative to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) in the JCCC headquarters in government-controlled Soledar (79 km north of Donetsk) shared with the SMM a letter from the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation informing Ukraine that the Russian Federation would withdraw its Armed Forces officers from the JCCC", - report of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission for December 14 said.