The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said, because this is the first week, when in Donbass don't shoot And began to work the Minsk peace consensus on the resolution of the conflict situation.
"For you I have good news: Today is the first week, my friends, the first week, when at the front, don't shoot, the first week, when they finally began to work the Minsk consensus. Yes, more are killed And injured guys on extensions, even die in an accident, but in clashes, attacks from not die Today. And this week – it is a fragile hope "– said Poroshenko on the first day of the weekend, delivering a speech in the national Academy of Prosecutor's office, RIA " Novosti ".
Poroshenko also said again that Alternatives to the Minsk agreements no." Today marks a year to the Minsk agreements. The alternatives do not exist. During the week on the front is not applied, heavy artillery And tanks, there is a real mode ceasefire ", – he said, adding that the continued firing of small arms, reports the news Agency. The trilateral contact group on Ukraine agreed on Wednesday to try to broker 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. The General staff of Ukraine said that the Military personnel of VSU, according to consensus on stopping the fire from 1 September, the fire is not store any. However, on Tuesday afternoon the Deputy chief of the headquarters of the militia DND Eduard Baturin said that the Ukrainian Military to provoke further progress the line of contact in Donbas And occupied the territory in the neutral area. In the last period the situation in the Donbass deteriorated badly. Despite the cease-fire, which turned out to come to a common opinion in February this year, the attacks between the forces of the Ukrainian army on one side AND the LPR and the DPR AND return continue. In DND stated that the slightest provocation on the amount of equipment And forces, which Kiev pulled up to the line of contact in Donbas, increases the likelihood of a reduction to full-scale hostilities.