Ukrainian army violated renewed ceasefire 31 times

August 02, 2019 13:53

Donetsk, Aug 2 – DAN. Ukrainian units have violated the renewed ceasefire 55 times, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin.

“Since the recommitment to ceasefire has been renewed, Kiev forces violated the ceasefire 55 times, firing 67 grenade launcher rounds and 23 mortar rounds of 82 mm caliber.”

“Our units have not opened retaliatory fire following the ceasefire commitment,” Basurin said.

An indefinite ceasefire came into force in Donbass in the night of July 20-21 as it has been agreed to by the Contact Group in Minsk.

The new ceasefire agreement includes provisions for disciplinary measures against perpetrators, ban on offensive, sabotage and reconnaissance operations, ban on any fire including sniper fire, deployment of heavy weapons to populated areas and, first of all, civilian infrastructural objects such as schools, kindergartens, hospitals and public places. *ot*pp