Reznikov said that provided for the investigation of cases of shooting


Information about fire in the Donbass after the entry into force of the cease-fire should be checked. About it on July 27, said the Agency “Interfax-Ukraine”, Vice Prime Minister – Minister for reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov.

“Now everybody is concerned about the information that allegedly took place the shots. Accurate confirmation of what and where, waiting. But I would suggest to say that this does not mean the violation of the ceasefire, it means there are violations, and this is including times and referred to in the additional measures that were agreed in the trilateral contact group this morning,” said he.

Vice-Premier did not rule out that the shots can be a mistake or accident. According to him, provided for the investigation of such cases and bringing to disciplinary responsibility, “if it is a malicious violation”.

Reznikov said that we should not expect that the ceasefire will succeed.

“Of course, this is a serious painstaking work of the officers, explaining what we need to learn to react differently. Because random noise in the night or the crack does not mean a reason to open fire in response. In this task, and so beginning to work a truce”, – explained the official.

The situation with the truce he looks “while optimistic,” the Agency said.

“We remember that the first points of Complex of measures on implementation of Minsk agreements as times talking about the ceasefire and the regime of silence. Because this begins the de-escalation of any military confrontation. And to talk about any peace initiatives easier and simpler, including the society, when stop the war. When reports echo the numbers of dead and wounded,” – said Reznikov.

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.

22 Jul 2020 trilateral contact group agreed on a full and comprehensive ceasefire in the Donbass from midnight on July 27. President Vladimir Zelensky said that the combined forces in the Donbass will be to respond to enemy attacks after the ceasefire went into force. He also said that the cease fire must be signed by all participants of the Normandy format.

The ceasefire came into effect at midnight tonight. The militants “LDNR” declared readiness to implement the agreement, but later broke them.

The force commander of operation United forces Vladimir Kravchenko stressed that the Ukrainian military will be regarded as the onset of any attack from the Russian mercenaries.