The Contact Group discussed the implementation of heavy weaponry withdrawal and mine clearance at yesterday"s meeting in Minsk.<br> <br>The Contact Group onUkraineis scheduled to hold a meeting on 23 November. At yesterday"s meeting inMinsk, the Contact Group discussed heavy weaponry withdrawal and mine clearance. An increase in tension along the contact line and ceasefire regime violations have been observed in the security sphere, as pointed out by OSCE Special Representative in the Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine Martin Sajdik. Among political issues discussed at the meeting was the Steinmeier Formula on granting a special status toDonbas.