The OSCE said about the deterioration of the situation in the ATO zone

Fighters in the ATO zone over the past day 19 times opened fire on positions of the APU, losses among the Ukrainian military no. This morning, January 20, the press center of the ATO headquarters reported on page in Facebook.

On the Mariupol direction from grenade launchers and small arms, the separatists fired at Hnutove, Water and Shirokino.

On Donetsk the direction from small arms and rocket-propelled grenades, the terrorists were beaten in the Avdeevka, zaytsevo and Luhansk.

On Lugansk the direction fighters from 120 mm mortars repeatedly fired Crimean, from grenade launchers — the Novozvanovka.

Meanwhile, the OSCE noted that after relative calm for the New year and Christmas, the situation in the zone of hostilities in the Donbass flared up again.

This is stated in the joint statement of the OSCE representative to the Trilateral contact group on Donbas Martin Sajdik and the Prime Minister, Chairman of the ertuğrul Apakan, posted on January 19, reports «Radio Freedom».

«After a relative lull in Christmas and new year period, those who prefer threats and use of force, again undermining the safety of the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk region», — said in a statement.

According to Apakan, the situation in the Donbas is deteriorating, the parties to the conflict violated the truce, which suffer from civil on both sides of the demarcation line.

Sajdik, in turn, said that the Trilateral contact group will continue its intended line, despite the lack of political will of the parties.

We will remind, on December 24, 2016, occupiers disrupted the regular arrangement about the mode of silence in the Donbass. Before this several days of fierce fighting on the arc Svetlodarsk. Also forces ATO entered in Novoluganskoe, and installed a roadblock.

Dec 28, ATO forces repelled the attack of the hybrid Russian-occupation armed groups near the Cool Beam.

On 30 December the Ukrainian military repelled two attacks of the enemy near Popasnaya.

January 9, 2017 Ukraine’s Armed forces repelled an attack by saboteurs near Taramchuk.

The OSCE said about the deterioration of the situation in the ATO zone 20.01.2017

Январь 20th, 2017 by
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