Militants continue violating the ceasefire, the Ukrainian side is of the joint center on control and coordination of ceasefire and stabilization at the contact line reports.
Thus yesterday, while declaring their readiness to cease-fire, Russian illegal armed groups shelled from heavy caliber weapons, rocket anti-tank and automatic grenade launchers small arms 5 times in a 5km zone near disengagement area No.2 - Zolote - 4.
"The occupants demonstrate their unwillingness to stick to the Minsk agreement and to implement their commitment," reads the message.
The joint center on control and coordination of ceasefire and stabilization at the contact line assures that the defensive capability of Ukrainian troops in the area shall not become weaker due to disengagement.
"It should be noted that the Ukrainian side has made all necessary arrangements and the disengagement of forces and equipment shall not suppress defensive capability of Ukrainian troops in the area, neither the government shall leave local citizens without their attention as all the measures are taken with the only aim - safety at the specified areas," the message of the joint center says.
Earlier 112.international reported that couple hours earlier Ukraine's Minister of Foreign Affairs announced that the process of the disengagement of forces and equipment in Zolote village in the Luhansk region began.