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    Members of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic forces ride on armoured personnel carriers (APC) near the urban settlement of Zaytsevo in Donetsk region, Ukraine, July 20, 2015

    Donetsk Removing Weapons of Less Than 100mm Caliber From Horlivka

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    After the removal of weapons from Horlivka is finished, the process "could be considered to be completed", a DPR representative said.

    HORLIVKA (Donetsk region), (Sputnik) — The self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) is completing the removal of weapons with a caliber of less than 100 mm from Horlivka.

    "This is the final point [Horlivka], after which the removal of the military equipment could be considered to be completed," RIA Novosti quoted the DPR militia representative as saying.

    Currently, the representatives of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), the Joint Center for Coordination and Control of the Ceasefire and the DPR Ministry of Defense who are headed by Deputy Defense Minister Eduard Basurin are heading towards Horlivka, RIA Novosti reported.

    The militia of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics unilaterally began the removal of military equipment and weapons with a caliber of up to 100 millimeters from the line of contact on Sunday.

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