Ukraine government to withdraw heavy weapons

February 26, 2015 12:52 PM

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Gleb Garanich/ReutersCannons of the Ukrainian armed forces are seen at their positions near Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine, February 17, 2015.

A statement on its website said: "Following the agreements reached in Minsk on February 12, Ukraine will today begin the withdrawal of 100-millimetre guns of from the front lines. This is the first step in the removal of heavy weapons, which will be subject to monitoring and verification by the OSCE...

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