Easter ceasefire in Donbas fails: Already two attacks since Friday midnight

Source : 112 Ukraine

No casualties reported
09:06, 30 March 2018


Since small hours of Friday, Russian militants violated the Easter ceasefire twice - in spite of the recommendation of the Minsk talks group. Oleg Sushynsky, the speaker of the HQ of counter-terrorism operation reported that in his commentary for 112 Ukraine TV channel.  

The enemy opened fire near Avdiivka and Opytne, both in Donetsk region. No firefights were observed in Luhansk region. 

The Ukrainian military suffered no casualties.

Previously, The Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on settlement of the situation in Donbas has agreed on a complete ceasefire on the line of demarcation in the conflict zone for the time of Easter holidays starting on March 30. This was stated by the TCG on the OSCE website.

“The Trilateral Contact Group, with the participation of the representatives of certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, acknowledging the positive impact of the recommitment to ceasefire re-affirm their full commitment to a comprehensive, sustainable and unlimited ceasefire, starting from 30 March 2018 at 00 hrs. 01 min. (Kyiv time)," the statement said.

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