Ukrainian marine and senior seaman Fedir Balakhchi died in Joint Forces Operation zone, as the press office of Ukraine’s Naval Forces reported.
“The command, entire military personnel of the Naval Forces of Ukraine’s Armed Forces deeply mourn and express sincere condolences to the relatives of the deceased,” the message says.
Earlier, according to JFO HQ, over the past 24 hours, one Ukrainian soldier died and three were wounded in Donbas. In total, the militants performed 46 attacks at the positions of Ukraine’s Armed Forces.
Earlier, it was reported that Heiko Maas, German Foreign Minister, and Pavlo Klimkin, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister, discussed the peacekeeping mission in Donbas on the phone.