Positions of AFU were fired from the Minsk agreements prohibited weapons

Photo: Operation Ob Gnani forces / Joint Forces Operation / Facebook

22 Feb as at 18.50 on Donbass wounded one Ukrainian soldier. This was reported in the Facebook press center of the headquarters operations of joint forces (OOS).

“As a result of explosion of the unknown explosive device one Ukrainian defender was injured. The victim was immediately taken to a medical facility and provide expert assistance”, – stated in the message.

According to the headquarters of the FOS in less than a day 22 Feb fighters seven times fired at positions Armed forces of Ukraine.

“The enemy fired on our positions from the Minsk agreements prohibited the 120-mm mortars and 82 mm grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms”, – stated in the summary.

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Опубліковано Операція об'єднаних сил / Joint Forces Operation Субота, 22 лютого 2020 р.

In 2014, immediately after the annexation of Crimea, Russia has begun armed aggression in Eastern Ukraine. Fighting underway between Ukraine’s Armed forces on the one hand, and the Russian army and Russian-backed militants, who control part of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, on the other. Officially, Russia does not recognize its invasion of Ukraine, despite Ukraine presented the facts and evidence.

9 Dec 2019, in Paris the first three years of the summit of leaders of “Norman Quartet” – Ukraine, France, Germany and Russia on the settlement of the situation in the Donbass. The parties inter alia agreed to the end of the year to agree on a complete ceasefire.

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadim Pristayko said that the participants of the tripartite contact group during the negotiations on 18 December failed to agree a new truce and agreed to extend the cease-fire, announced in July.