The next meeting of the Trilateral group to facilitate a diplomatic resolution to the war in the Donbas region will take place August 3.
As was reported before, last meeting of the Contact Group to resolve the situation in Donbas was held on July 21. The parties agreed not to use guns with caliber over 100 mm and tanks.
Meanwhile, militants keep on using the prohibited weapons against Ukrainian Armed Forces and civilians. As assumed by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, 2 300 Ukrainian soldiers were killed during anti-terroristic operation in Donbas; another 273 are missing, stated to Ministry of Defense spokesman Olexiy Nozdrachov.
According to him, probably, 40% of missing soldiers are in captivity, and 60% more are dead. "Consequently, we assume that 70-80 soldiers are captured, the rest are dead," added Nozdrachov.
Thousands of veterans of the Afghan war fighting for Ukraine in the East. Near 110 of them are dead. More than are 400 wounded, according to the former Permanent Representative of the President in Crimea Serhiy Kunitsyn.