Army command says agreement on complete ceasefire in Donbas to be signed soon

12:05, 30 December 2014
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An agreement on a complete cessation of hostilities in Ukraine’s Donbas conflict zone will soon be signed, Ukraine’s General Staff has announced.


The ceasefire was agreed by representatives of the OSCE, Ukraine, Russia and the militants of self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic during a meeting held on December 29 in Donetsk, news Web site InfoResist reports, with reference to acting head of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces's press service Vladislav Seleznev.

During the meeting, the parties discussed issues related to the implementation of the Minsk Memorandum and Protocol on a ceasefire.

Particular attention during the working meeting was paid to preventing the intensification of hostilities and the use of heavy weapons, as well as the ceasefire in the region of Donetsk airport and the village of Pisky.

The Ukrainian delegation to the negotiations was represented by the head of the Ukrainian side of the Joint Center for Monitoring and Coordination of the ceasefire and Control of the demarcation line, Major-General Alexander Rozmaznin.

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