Attack at the car of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Granitne village is an attempt to disrupt the Minsk process and endanger the resumption of negotiations in Normandy Format as President’s Office reported citing President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.
“This daring attack clearly showed who exactly does not want to reach peace in Donbas. I consider the shelling in Granitne as the attempt to disrupt the Minsk process and endanger of the agreement on the resumption of negotiations in Normandy Format. But the estimations of the provocateurs will not be satisfied. Our adherence to the diplomatic solution remains unchanged,” Zelensky noted.
Besides, the president confirmed the information that car of Chairman of Donetsk Civilian-Military Administration Pavlo Kyrylenko was not far from the site but was not affected.
Zelensky ordered Head of the General Staff of Ukraine, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Ruslan Khomchak to maximally enhance the activity of the detachments of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on explosion and neutralization of the subversive groups and immediately and toughly respond to any other attempts of the armed provocations against Ukrainian civilians and servicemen.
Volodymyr Zelensky also expressed the condolences to the family of the fighter, who died in the car of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and wished quick recovery to the wounded defender.
As we reported one Ukrainian serviceman died as the anti-tank guided missile hit the body of the cargo vehicle in the south suburbs of Granitne, Donetsk region.
As we reported an unarmed civilian was wounded in the attack on Novhorodske in Donetsk region.