In the office Zelensky told about the situation in the Donbass
The escalation of offensive operations in the Donbass after the announcement of the armistice, no, single attacks are not a system, said Thursday the press service of the office of the President of Ukraine following the meeting chaired by President Vladimir Zelensky.
On Monday in Donbass came into effect extra measures to ensure ceasefire. The commander of the joint forces of Ukraine Vladimir Kravchenko said that the opponents violated the ceasefire in the region on 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) and the national police LNR named these statements provocation. Later Zelensky said that in the Donbass, despite the declared truce, are "single shots", and warned that the Ukrainian security forces will respond to the firing.
"The commander in chief of the armed forces of Ukraine Ruslan Homchak... informed about the situation of sustainable and comprehensive ceasefire, noting that in the area of operations of the combined forces is not fixed escalation or offensive. Single attacks are not systemic," - said in the message.
Homchak also told the President that the situation to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the area of operations of the joint force stable and controllable.
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 cease-fire 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, in particular, 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.