In Kiev declared a ceasefire in the Donbass

The commander of the joint forces of the armed forces of Ukraine Serhiy New Sunday issued an order on compliance with the ceasefire in the Donbass from 00.00 (same as GMT) on Monday, announced the press center of the operation of the joint forces.

A videoconference of the contact group on the Donbas held on July 22. The parties agreed to a ceasefire on the line of demarcation in the Donbass from July 27. Commander of the Armed forces of Ukraine Colonel-General Ruslan Homchak said yesterday he was satisfied with the preparations for the ceasefire in the Donbass, adding that in case of need the Ukrainian military will be able to give a "proper rebuttal" violators of agreements.

"According to the decision of the trilateral contact group dated July 22, 2020, the joint forces command reports that, on 26 July, 2020, was published by order of the commander of the combined forces on the observance of a full and comprehensive ceasefire. The joint forces command confirms that the order to cease fire to comply with these measures, which were identified by the trilateral contact group and entered into force from 00.00 (same as GMT) on 27 July 2020", - said the press center in Facebook on Monday morning.

The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began a military operation against the breakaway LC and the DNI, which declared independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. According to the latest UN victims of the conflict were about 13 thousand people.

The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, including during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which from September 2014 adopted three documents regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict. However, after the armistice agreements between the parties to the conflict continue shooting.