Kiev forces violate ceasefire 32 times over past week

May 07, 2021 17:56 // Updated: May 07, 2021 17:56

Donetsk, May 7 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 32 times over the past week, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin.

“Ukrainian fighters violated the Additional Measures to Strengthen the Ceasefire 32 times over the past week,” he said.

The enemy used 122 mm artillery, mortars of 120 mm and 82 mm caliber, anti-aircraft guns, grenade launchers, and small arms to target 16 DPR townships.

All the attempts to reinstall the ceasefire through the coordination mechanism failed as Ukrainian ignored the requests.

The Additional Measures to Strengthen the Ceasefire were signed at the Contact Group meeting on July 22 to reinforce and control the indefinite ceasefire in effect since July 21, 2019, the latest in the series of more than 20 reconfirmation and announcements of the “silence regime”. The package came into effect on July 27. *ot

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