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A truce at the demarcation line in the Donbass in General observed. So the understandings between the Ukrainian government and the breakaway republics, the Deputy Director of the Department and press of the Russian foreign Ministry Alexei Zaitsev at a briefing in Moscow. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
“Fully support the agreements, aimed primarily at saving lives and preventing further destruction of infrastructure. According to available information, the truce at the demarcation line generally respected”, — quotes Agency the words of the diplomat.
Zaitsev pointed out that the truce is an important step in the implementation of the Minsk agreements and decisions after the meeting in “Norman format”, held in October last year.
Earlier self-proclaimed Luhansk people’s Republic (LPR) has accused the Armed forces of Ukraine in ceasefire violations and firing rocket-propelled grenades and small arms. The Ukrainian chief of the General staff explained the violation of “uncontrolled emotions”.
Full and comprehensive ceasefire came into force at midnight on 27 July. About it Ukraine, Russia and the OSCE agreed in the framework of the Trilateral contact group (TAG). This is the 21st attempt to comply with the agreement on an indefinite ceasefire.
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