The truce in the Donbass is generally respected, the foreign Ministry said

A truce at the demarcation line in the Donbass is generally respected, said the Deputy Director of the Department and press of the Russian foreign Ministry Alexei Zaitsev.

"Fully support the agreements, aimed primarily at saving human lives and preventing further destruction of infrastructure. According to available information, the truce at the demarcation line is generally respected," - said Zaitsev at the briefing.

He called these measures "an important step in the phased implementation of the Minsk agreements and decisions of the Paris meeting of the leaders of channel four in December 2019".

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) has named these statements provocation.