The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said, as the Ukrainian military will respond to possible violations of the cease-fire by the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics (DND and LNR). About it writes “Strenia”.
“we Have in Ukraine, nobody expects anything. You know that when they’re shooting at us — we always reply and very intense,” he said during a briefing with President of Switzerland Simonetta Sommaruga in the Village of Lugansk.
On the eve of the Trilateral contact group (TCG) on settlement of the situation in the East of Ukraine reached an agreement on the compliance regime of complete ceasefire on the line of demarcation in the Donbass from July 27.
Earlier, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmitry Kuleba urged Russia to take a constructive and responsible position regarding the implementation of the Minsk agreement and start their implementation with a full and comprehensive ceasefire in the Donbass.
The armed conflict in the Donbas continues for more than six years. In April 2014, the Ukrainian authorities began a military operation against DND and LNR, which declared independence from Kiev after a violent change of the Central government. Ukraine accuses Russia of occupation of part of the Donbass and the support of separatism. Moscow rejects claims of Kiev.