The parties to the conflict in Ukraine are obliged not to violate the ceasefire and withdraw heavy weapons from the separation line, said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
"Both Sides must withdraw heavy weapons from the demarcation line and to respect the ceasefire ", - noted the head of the Commonwealth.
It is also traditionally added that the Russian Federation should make every effort to prevent further escalation of the conflict, reports the news Agency. Before Thursday, the Plenipotentiary representative of the DND Denis Putilin said that across the line of contact in Donbas are fixed shelling from Ukrainian forces. On Wednesday the official representative of the presidential administration of Ukraine on problems of special operations in the Donbass Andriy Lysenko and the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk told about the offensive against militia in the area of Mariinka near Donetsk. However, the militia said that the Military were the first to attempt a breakthrough in the area of Marinci. Zam. the force commander of the militia DND Eduard Baturin said that the shelling from the Ukrainian security forces were a cover for transporting tanks. In addition, He did not rule out that the attack in Marinka may be a red herring in front of a large-scale provocations in Luhansk region.