Disengagement of troops and weapons may take place near Stanytsia Luhanska on March 5

The disengagement of troops and military hardware from the contact line in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, may take place near the village of Stanytsia Luhanska in Luhansk region on Monday, March 5, if there is a ceasefire, the press secretary of ex-president of Ukraine and the country's envoy to the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) Leonid Kuchma, Darka Olifer, has said.

"Provided a ceasefire is observed in the vicinity of Stanytsia Luhanska on March 5, 2018, the disengagement of troops and weapons may take place, as envisaged by the TCG's relevant framework decision," Olifer wrote on Facebook on Wednesday evening, following a TCG meeting in Minsk on February 28.