02:07 GMT14 June 2021
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    The withdrawal of forces from the Petrivske disengagement area in eastern Ukraine is scheduled at noon GMT, the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic defense ministry said Monday.

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — The sides to the Donbas conflict signed a framework agreement on the withdrawal of forces at three locations along the line of contact on September 21. Another deal was signed the following day to expand the disengagement areas to four more locations.

    "The withdrawal of forces and equipment from Petrivske is scheduled for 15:00 [12:00 GMT] today," the ministry official told reporters.

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