The military is ready to repel the militias, if they are to fire at positions of the Ukrainian military, is notified on.
"The forces and means of anti-terrorist operation, which involved the execution of the objectives in this area, ready to give a fitting rebuff to the enemy, if the militants do not stop provocations and will continue to fire on our positions," - said in the report.
first in the media appeared information referring to the letter of the press service of the General staff of the ZSU on Facebook about the fact that the Military " reserve the right to respond to terrorist attacks, as well as among them with the use of fire ". The speaker of the ATO Vladyslav Seleznyov in his own added that " security Forces ATO has received proper authorization ". Later the text about the use of fire has been removed from the departments in the social network.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.