The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and OSCE special envoy to the trilateral contact group Martin Sajdik applauded the ceasefire in the Donbas and expressed the hope that this arrangement will be sustainable, said the press service of the head of the Ukrainian country.
"The parties applauded the implementation of the consensus on the establishment of the ceasefire, which was reached on the initiative of the President of Ukraine and expressed hope that it will become sustainable ", – reported in the report on the Internet office of the Ukrainian President.
Poroshenko during the meeting with Sajdik said about the necessity of failure proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics from the local elections." We are obliged to hold the Elections only as about it it is reported in the Minsk agreements, – in Accordance with Ukrainian law and is based on the principles of the ODIHR, with the participation of foreign observers, who will ensure compliance with the OSCE standards. Elections must be free and fair ", – leads the press service of the Ukrainian President Poroshenko's words. On Tuesday the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation stated that the contact group on the resolution of the conflict situation in the South-East of Ukraine in the process of the video conference noted the decrease in the number of violations of the ceasefire and expressed a General opinion on the importance of continued maintenance of the regime of silence. The Commissioner of the General staff of Ukraine Vladislav Seleznev said that the Ukrainian Military, in accordance consensus on stopping the fire from 1 September, the fire is not store any. Later that same day, the press Secretary of ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma Daria olifer reported that both sides of the conflict in the Donbas have confirmed full compliance with the ceasefire. Remember, the trilateral contact group on Ukraine agreed to try to achieve a ceasefire in the Donbass by September 1. However, the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko said that Ukraine is not going to cease fire in the Donbas by September 1 and to divert weapons with a calibre of not more than 100 millimetres.