The contact group on resolving the 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, said in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
"The meeting participants summed up the consistent reduction in the number of violations of the ceasefire since August 28, and the lack of them on 1 September on the status of 12. 00 PM ", – it is noted in the message.
"The Russian side considers this event as an important step in the plan of implementation of the relevant provisions of the Minsk agreement of 12 February and wants in this regard and further to make all the necessary efforts to achieve a peaceful settlement in Ukraine that meets the interests of all its Inhabitants ", – reported in the report on the Internet office of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. According to the Russian Ministry of foreign Affairs, 4 September, the Contact group will meet again to review the implementation of the aforementioned consensus. On Tuesday, the Commissioner of the General staff of Ukraine Vladislav Seleznev said that the Ukrainian Military, according to 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. In the last days in the Donbas, the situation 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.