The ceasefire declared in Eastern Ukraine at the beginning of the school year, in General, respected by both sides of the conflict, said the assistant UN Secretary General Ivan shimonovich.
"Hope that the ceasefire in the East of Ukraine in connection With the beginning of the school year observed by both parties. From that time until September 24, nine people were killed. But not from attacks, but because of mines and explosive remnants of war ", – he said, reports RIA " Novosti ". ?imonovi? expressed hope that the leaders of the warring parties to use this "window of opportunity" and continue the peace dialogues. Since mid-April last year, the Kiev authorities carried out in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict in the East of Ukraine more than 8 thousand People, 1, 5 million people became internally displaced. September 1, in the Donbass began a ceasefire, which the parties to the conflict agreed on 26 August in Minsk during the meeting of the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine.