Ukrainian security forces opened fire on the drone of the OSCE mission in the area of the Petrovsky’s re-establishment site, the People’s Police told reporters on Friday the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic.

“In the Petrovsky district, the armed forces of Ukraine opened fire on the aircraft of the OSCE observers,” said a representative of the national police of the republic.

In 2016, the contact group to resolve the situation in Ukraine signed a framework decision on the deployment of forces and means of the parties to the conflict in the Donbass. The withdrawal of forces in the area of ​​the settlements of Zolotoye and Petrovsky took place in 2016, in the Stanytsia Luhanska in June 2019. At the same time, the DPR and LPR have repeatedly stated that the Ukrainian security forces advanced deep into the breeding areas in the Petrovsky and Zolotoye districts, and insisted on restoring parity.

At a contact group meeting in Minsk on October 1, the parties agreed to resume the process of separation of forces in the Petrovsky and Zolotoy areas from October 7.

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