Illegal armed groups fired at once the position of the combined forces on Friday at midnight as of 18:00, reported on the Operations page of the United forces in the social network Facebook.
“During the current day… the enemy once fired from small arms position unit of the joint forces near the settlement Crimean. The weapons banned by the Minsk agreements, did not apply. Losses among our defenders, no,” said the summary.
“The situation in the area of the EP remains under control of Ukrainian defenders”, – said at the headquarters of the operation.
As reported, at the meeting of the safety subgroup of the Trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Eastern Ukraine (TAG) Thursday, an agreement was reached on ceasefire from midnight on 8 March.
“But that was not very large illusions, until we have guarantees from the Russian and especially the Russian leadership of Mr. Putin or his representatives, unfortunately, in the optimistic hope is not necessary”, – commented on the agreement the representative of Ukraine in the TAG Yevhen Marchuk.
In turn, the first Vice-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s representative to the Humanities subgroup of the TAG Irina Gerashchenko said that the joint statement of the TAG on a ceasefire from midnight on March 8 was not signed for lack of the representative of the Russian Federation Boris Gryzlov.
On Friday morning at the press center of the headquarters operations of the joint forces said that attacks on the positions Ukrainian troops were recorded, but later it was reported that illegal armed groups after the ceasefire once precisely fired at the positions of the United forces in the East of Ukraine on 8 March, about 10.20. As a result of bombardment nobody has suffered.