Militants of the occupied Donetsk and Luhansk are preparing further provocations in order to discredit Ukrainian servicemen before the Minsk talks. This is reported by the ATO press service headquarters.
"The Ukrainian side of the JCCC states that on the eve of the next meeting of trilateral contact group on peaceful settlement of the situation in the east of Ukraine, the occupied Donbas media has already made public traditional set of falsifications that their representatives intend to announce on Wednesday in Minsk," the message said.
Illegal armed forces claim that Ukrainian soldiers by Wednesday plan a series of shelling of territories controlled by Ukraine and are allegedly going to blame the militants supported by Russia.
According to the HQ, the terrorists give false information about the increase in the number of shelling by Ukraine’s Armed Forces in populated areas from weapons prohibited by Minsk agreements.
"After such "announcements," according to past experience, the Donbas illegal armed forces quite often shelled Avdiivka, Mariinka and Krasnohorivka, and the media under their control expressed a certain "outrage" by the actions of Ukrainian Army," the headquarters said.
As it was reported earlier militants shelled 3 times in Donbas, 3 Ukrainian soldiers got injured. It is noted that the shelling may increase after 6 pm.