Kravchuk opposed any ultimatums / Photo from UNIAN

Head of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) and first president of independent Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk has announced four possible options that could be used to achieve a full ceasefire in Donbas.

"We see this should be done through negotiations – first, through discussions – second, through compromises – third, and by making appropriate concessions – fourth," he told Obozrevatel TV channel.

Kravchuk stressed Ukraine is ready to make concessions if appropriate steps are taken from the "other side."

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At the same time, he opposed any ultimatums.

"The Ukrainian side is ready to offer and demand that the signatures that have been put be respected both by us and by people subordinate to certain structures in those regions. So that we really start a truce seriously and for a long time, not in words, but in deeds," the official added.


Participants in the Trilateral Contact Group (Ukraine, Russia, and OSCE) on the peace settlement in Donbas on July 22 agreed on full and comprehensive ceasefire along the contact line from 00:01 on Monday, July 27.

The new ceasefire regime was enforced at 00:01 Kyiv time on July 27.

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

Ukraine reported more fire provocations were reported over the past few days.