"Units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the ATO zone ensure the implementation of all measures to maintain the ceasefire along the entire contact line and strictly observe the Minsk agreements," the press service said in its update as of 18:00.

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As was earlier reported, from midnight on December 23, the previously announced ceasefire was enforced in the ATO zone. The corresponding decision was agreed by the Tripartite Contact Group in Minsk on December 20.

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