NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the threat of a resumption of heavy fighting in Ukraine and tried to convince all parties to fully implement the Minsk consensus.
"The conflict in Ukraine has already led to the death of 6 million People, the ceasefire violations have continued, and still, there is a Risk of renewed heavy fighting", he said before the meeting of the Commission Ukraine-the NATO at level of Ministers of defence.
Stoltenberg again subjected to prosecution of the Russian Federation in support of the militias, as well as among them in their learning, providing them with weapons and military contingent." The best chance for peace - full implementation of the Minsk agreements, I urge all parties to do so, Russia has a special responsibility in this regard ", - said Stoltenberg. We add that the message of violations of the Minsk agreements come from the Donbass nonstop. On June 12, DNR recorded in the locality steppe displacement is prohibited Minsk-2 technics Mat. June 9 in DND stated that arming Kiev-controlled military remains in position on the contact line in Donbas. Prior to this, the speaker of the defense Ministry of Ukraine Viktoria Kushnir said about the fact that the APU took all the heavy weapons in the Donbass installed on the Minsk agreements distances. On 5 June the Ukrainian authorities Until have no plans to withdraw heavy weapons from the area of Marinka and Krasnogorovka in connection with the aggravation of the situation. Before this escalated the situation in the area of Marinka. With military the 28th separate guards mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian armed forces Roman Marchenko, who was captured by militia forces in the process of fighting, said the shelling began not militias and the Ukrainian military, thereby refuting the statement of Kiev. The head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko also said that the loss of the Ukrainian military in the fighting in the area of Marinka "huge" - about 1 thousand security officers were injured and 400 killed and at the same time among the militia killed only fifteen and another 30 were injured. On 4 June, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the Danger of hostilities in the Donbass remains.