The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko cut short his working visit to Germany due to shelling in Avdeevka, which led to an emergency situation.
On Monday 30 January, reported the press Secretary of the President Svyatoslav Tsegolko, reports «Interfax-Ukraine».
Due to the shelling of Avdeevka remained without electricity, heat and water
Avdiivka coke is de-energized. The plant starts conservation
Avdiyivka due to shelling of militants for the second day without light
«The President interrupted a state visit to Germany due to the shelling of Avdiivka by the Russian militants that led to an emergency situation that borders on a humanitarian catastrophe», — he said.
Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said that the President Poroshenko has instructed the Ukrainian diplomats to inform about emergency in the town due to shelling of militants, the UN security Council and OSCE.
«The President instructed to inform about the emergency situation in Avdiivka, the UN security Council, the Austrian OSCE chairmanship, our partners in the OSCE and our partners in the Council of Europe», — said the Minister.
«Because of the attacks of Russian fighters in the city remained without power, electricity and heat,» — said Deputy Prime Minister — Minister of regional development, construction and housing and utilities Gennady Zubko.
According to him, the President instructed the government to expand the headquarters of the SSES and points heating for the population, to ensure the supply of alternative energy sources in social facilities – schools and kindergartens.
«The President instructed the interior Ministry and national guard to ensure public order and safety, as well as measures to prevent thawing systems talabostat in residential areas and apartment buildings», — said Zubko.
In addition, President Poroshenko instructed to convene a meeting of the Trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Donbas because of the situation in Avdiivka, reported on air «5 channels» the Deputy head of the presidential administration Konstantin Eliseev.
«Just what the President ordered to initiate convocation of extraordinary meeting of the Trilateral contact group in any mode and via videoconference to discuss the situation critical that is emerging around Avdeevki», — said Elisha.
A meeting of the contact group in Minsk was scheduled for 1 February. According to Yeliseyev, an extraordinary meeting of the TAG should be held before the scheduled date.
As reported earlier today, the fighters killed the last feeding the plant the power line, the city was left not only without light, but also without water and heat. Chairman of the Donetsk regional military-civil administration Pavlo zhebrivskyi said hotori de-energize the filter station and coke (which provides warmth Avdeevka): «the City remained without water, without electricity and without heat».
Before that zhebrivskyi reported that in the town the second day there is no electricity because the repairmen from-for attacks of fighters are unable to repair the damaged power lines. However, coke plant and filter plant electricity was supplied, so the city had heat and water.
KP «Water of Donbass» warned that because of the shelling may stop water supply number of settlements serving the Donetsk filter station.
In the evening of Monday, the reported that Avdiivka coke plant is de-energized as a result of the attacks, the company begins production.
Napomnim, January 29, militants stormed the positions of ATO forces near Avdiyivka. In General, continuous battle in the industrial area of Avdiivka on Sunday lasted 19 hours.
Poroshenko instructed to tell the UN security Council and the OSCE on the situation in the plant and interrupted his visit to Germany 31.01.2017