The situation in the Donbass is still far from the world, the Probability of conflict escalation remains significant, said in an interview the head of the Ukrainian General staff Viktor muzhenko, noting that together with arms forces of Ukraine (APU) ready for this turn of events.
"The situation in the conflict area remains difficult. Following the Minsk agreements, we have completed the 1st stage of the withdrawal of military equipment and weapons on Donetsk the direction, for example tanks. For their part, our troops abstain from return fire, although in the end such provocations we have wounded, " - said Muzhenko.
according to his statement, " the security Situation, despite the ceasefire, far from the world "." The probability of conflict escalation remains significant tension on the line of contact is maintained. At the same time this development is ready, " - said Muzhenko.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which Since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
From 1 September in the Donbass entered into force another truce, both parties and observers state that it is observed. At the end of September was signed the agreement about the withdrawal of weapons with a caliber of not more than 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline. This process takes place in 2 stages (first, Lugansk, then Donetsk region).