In Kiev said that will not reduce the number of military in the Donbass

The commander of the joint forces of Ukraine Vladimir Kravchenko said that the number of military in the Donbass will not decrease after the entry into force of additional measures on cease-fire.

Agreed by the contact group on additional measures for the security of the truce suggesting a complete ban of fire, placing weapons in the settlements and near them, offensive and reconnaissance and sabotage actions. In addition, they provide for disciplinary liability for the violation of the ceasefire. Orders ceasefire, containing measures for its maintenance, should be valid until full settlement of the conflict.

"The number of servicemen and representatives of power structures of the security sector to reduce will not" - said the commander in response to a question of journalists, whether to reduce the number of troops in the Donbass after the entry into force doper.

He also said that the weapons and equipment remain in the units of the Ukrainian army in the Donbass after the entry into force topmar, it is ready to use.

"No weapons, no weapons, no one picked up. Soldiers perform tasks on the front lines and in other places with their standard weapons. For discharging from the boundary line - we are all assigned", - said Kravchenko. He also added that the technique, which is in units of "right there ready to use if necessary".

Kravchenko said that the violation of the truce, the Ukrainian military will respond "immediately and decisively".

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.