In the office Zelensky said that the ceasefire in the Donbass operates
The ceasefire in the Donbas works, reported the press service of the office of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.
On Monday in Donbass came into effect extra measures to ensure ceasefire. While the commander of the combined forces of Ukraine Volodymyr Kravchenko claimed a violation by the opponent of the truce in the Donbass in the first day of entry into force topmar its enforcement. Representation of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic in the Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire (SCCC) has named these statements provocation.
"Despite today's attacks, the ceasefire in the Donbas works. The new attacks do not bear a systematic nature", - quotes Agency "RBC-Ukraine" the press service of the President's office.
In the office of the President noted that single attacks that occur in the Donbass after the onset of the regime of complete cease-fire is common in any war zone. "They are not of a systemic nature, the ceasefire is working. Although this is a complicated process," - said in the office.
Measures to ensure ceasefire in Donbass, agreed upon by the contact group, suggest 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 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.