On May 7, Russian mercenaries landed seven attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas. Press office of the Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on Friday evening.
Not far from Pisky, Russian militants shelled Ukrainian positions from 120 and 82 caliber mortars, anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. Near Verkhnyotoretske and Nevelske, the enemy fired from large-caliber machine guns. In the vicinities of Avdiivka, the occupants opened fire from hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers.
Besides, pro-Kremlin armed gangs planted POM-2 landmines near Pivdenne.
None of Ukrainian servicemen were wounded or killed in action.
Meanwhile, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belgium Sophie Wilmès, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Stef Blok and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg Jean Asselborn have visited Luhansk region in the area of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO).
In particular, the foreign delegation made a trip to the entry-exit checkpoint Schastia. The event was also attended by Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vasyl Bodnar, the leadership of the Joint Forces and the head of the region.
The foreign ministers inquired about the regulations of the checkpoint, the procedure for carrying out control and inspection operations, the level of passenger traffic, and the difficulties that citizens face when crossing the demarcation line.