Chief of Ukraine's General Staff comments on enemy shelling amid truce in Donbas

15:20, 30 July 2020
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"Isolated shelling is not systemic and reveals uncontrollable emotions or provocations at the lowest level," he said during a traditional conference call chaired by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, as reported by the president's press service.

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Khomchak briefed the president on the situation in Donbas, saying no escalation or offensive actions were recorded in the Joint Forces Operation zone.

As UNIAN reported earlier, participants in the Trilateral Contact Group (Ukraine, Russia, OSCE) on the peace settlement in Donbas on July 22 agreed on a complete and comprehensive ceasefire along the contact line from 00:01 on Monday, July 27.

The new ceasefire regime began to operate in Donbas at 00:01 Kyiv time on July 27.

On the first day of the newly-agreed truce, Russia's hybrid military forces mounted three attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.

Russia's hybrid military forces on Wednesday, July 29, fired one provocative shot from a grenade launcher in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, amid the newly-agreed truce.

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