Russian-occupational forces continue fire assault of Avdiivka in Eastern Ukraine, using heavy artillery and mortars, according to the ATO HQ.
Occupants continue shelling despite their own losses after their attempts to seize Ukrainian positions.
Yet Ukrainian ATO command offered the enemy to cease fire on January 31 in order to provide the occupants with the possibility to perform search and rescue operation to evacuate the bodies of the militants. The Russian side of the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination in accordance with the established order.
“However the opposite side has ignored this act of humanism, once again showing their real attitude to the people, fighting on the side of the Russian occupational forces,” reports the ATO HQ press center.
Ukraine intends to advocate for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UN) in the case of non-terminated shelling of Avdiivka, Donetsk region by Russia-backed militants, according to the representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko.