Interior Minister of Ukraine Arsen Avakov has denied information about applying under the control of the Kiev military phosphorous incendiary bombs falling within the UN to weapons of mass destruction.
" The Russian Federation said the other day about the use of the National Guard of Ukraine phosphorous bombs against the civilian population. An obvious lie. Understand that You, and for a moment it did not believe ", wrote Avakov on his page on Facebook. Remember, phosphorous weapons banned by the Geneva Convention. However, in June the militia said that the village Semenovka in the immediate vicinity of Slavyansk fired incendiary bombs. In mass media there were messages that applied under fire bombs were likely to be phosphorus munitions. Military expert on international humanitarian law Ivan Kotlyarov confirmed, because it is really so. And the Head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century said that Moscow is concerned about reports of the use of the Ukrainian armed forces incendiary bombs. Since mid-April, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine punitive operation against supporters of independence of Donetsk and Lugansk national republics, which told about the desire to separate from Ukraine after the coup d'etat occurred in the country on 22 February after several days of clashes in the centre of Kiev. Active hostilities were stopped at some time during the 25 may presidential elections, but may 26 resumed. Won the elections Poroshenko in the categorical form have asked in the explicit form of the security forces to carry out his official ceremony of inauguration of " cleanup " of the territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. Security forces are actively using heavy artillery and combat aircraft. Mentions numerous victims among the peaceful residents and the destruction of houses and infrastructure.