The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that for the commencement of reconstruction work in avdeevke of Donetsk region it is necessary to ensure sustainable cease-fire.
As reported on Tuesday the press service of the President of Ukraine, during the meeting with heads of law enforcement agencies in connection with a sharp aggravation of the situation on security in the area of Avdeyevka industrial zone, Poroshenko noted that only the plant supplied electricity for the four transmission lines, two of them were damaged previously, and the last of the fighting was damaged two more lines.
«Today we carry the full range of efforts in order to restore power, repair crews on the report of the head of the regional state administration is ready and as soon as possible, after the ceasefire, they will leave for work to restore power,» — said Poroshenko.
According to the President, all measures have been taken in order to provide the warmth of 153 apartment buildings and 3.5 thousand private houses.
«I have instructed the military has deployed everything from winter tents to military field kitchens. The government has provided generators», — said Poroshenko and added that all the conditions for the provision of buses and a voluntary evacuation.
Poroshenko also instructed the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak and chief of the General staff of the Armed forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko to prepare materials and submit to the awarding of names of Ukrainian soldiers who distinguished themselves during the fighting.
«The President particularly stressed the need for conferring state awards of those who heroically gave his life protecting the peace and tranquility of Ukrainian citizens», — stated in the message.
Ukraine is waiting for statements from international partners after the initiative to bring the issue of aggravation of the situation in the area of Avdeyevka for consideration by the UN security Council, said Poroshenko.
At a meeting with heads of security agencies on Tuesday, he announced that he had instructed the Deputy head of the presidential administration Konstantin Eliseev immediately to bring the question of aggravation of the situation in the area of Avdeyevka for consideration by the UN security Council.
«Today, we expect the corresponding application from our international partners,» — said Poroshenko.
The President also said that members of the Armed forces of Ukraine, who hold the Fort in the area of Avdeevka (the Donetsk region) have no prohibition to return fire, but they do not strike at the artillery calculations of militants located in residential areas of settlements.
«I would like first of all to calm down.. Our soldiers of 72 brigade and other units brilliantly defend the position, no orders them not to respond to a devastating fire there and they have every opportunity to defend himself», — said Poroshenko.
The President stressed that «the Ukrainian military did not fire back, when criminals, Russian fighters placed artillery systems, tanks and multiple rocket launchers directly in the residential quarters of Donetsk and Yasinovataya».
We will remind, on January 29 fighters carried out the assault actions in the area of Avdeyevka industrial zone with the aim of capturing the positions of the APU, there are casualties on both sides. As a result of shelling of the city remained without power, electricity and heat.
Poroshenko 30 January cut short his working visit to Germany due to the events in Avdiivka.
On the night of January 31, militants fired Avdiyivka of Minsk agreements prohibited MLRS BM-21 «Grad». Under the agreements, these units must be withdrawn 70 km from the demarcation line. However, the gunmen fired from Donetsk.
In the town declared a state of emergency, SES immediately transferred to the city for more technical means. Avdiivka coke (APS), the largest in Europe coke-chemical plant, a member of the group «Metinvest», which stopped work after the attacks due to the loss of power, managed to maintain an Autonomous electricity generation at the plant and heated Avdeevka coke-oven gas.
Poroshenko: the power supply in the plant will recover after the cease-fire 31.01.2017