President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky instructed to conduct an inspection of the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine that carry out tasks in Donbas. This was reported by the press service of the President's Office.
The main purpose of the inspection is to check the state of readiness of the forces and means involved in the Joint Force Operation (JFO) to run mission as intended, as well as to determine the effectiveness of measures taken by the leadership of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine and the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other military command and control units for the comprehensive support of forces from means performing tasks in the east countries.
In addition, the inspection is aimed at identifying factors that affect the state of readiness of forces and means to perform tasks.
Representatives of the President's Office of Ukraine, the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, the Defense Ministry and the Armed Forces of Ukraine were involved in the inspection.
As we reported earlier, on February 3, the members of the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas (TCG) held an online meeting at the level of heads of delegations. The meeting was conducted without debate.
The Ukrainian delegation intends to implement the following conditions: maintenance of a ceasefire in the region; provision of unimpeded access of ICRC and other international humanitarian organizations to detainees; release of detainees; free access to the entry-exit checkpoints (that is currently being blocked by the Russian side); finalization of the agreement on nineteen demining sites; finalization of the agreement on four new areas of disengagement; free and unimpeded access of the OSCE SMM to the entire territory of Ukraine.