Lull holds firm in ATO area. Withdrawal of weapons and mine clearance underway, - ATO press center

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The night in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area passed without violations of Minsk agreements, just like the previous one.

Censor.NET informs citing the situation report by the ATO press center.

The Ukrainian troops continue withdrawing weapons with caliber under 100 mm: "The tanks were withdrawn from the demarcation line at the Mariupol direction yesterday. The Ukrainian armored combat vehicles will be redeployed to the distance of not less than 15 kilometers from the demarcation line at the Donetsk direction today."

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"The lull provides possibility to invest more efforts to the restoration of the infrastructure in the Donbas. It is the issue the NSDC pays the greatest attention to. Power lines, water supply, telecommunications and more are restored. Both plain old telephone service and mobile communication have been restored in Kurakhove village. The work to recover them in other areas is underway," the statement reads.

It is also noted that engineers are constantly receiving requests for mine clearance of civilian assets.