The truce opens the way to a complete settlement of the conflict in the Donbas – the Embassy of the United States

Перемирие открывает путь к полному урегулированию конфликта на Донбассе - Посольство США

The United States firmly supports Ukraine’s efforts regarding the establishment of a comprehensive ceasefire in the Donbass.

About the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine said on Twitter.

“The United States firmly supports the strong efforts of Ukraine regarding the establishment of a ceasefire. We hope that the real state of Affairs on the ground will fully reflect the ceasefire provided by the Minsk agreements, while additional measures to strengthen the cease-fire agreed by the Trilateral contact group, will come into effect on July 27,” – said in the message.

The diplomatic mission noted that the truce will give respite to civilians affected by the violence that continues more than six years, and “will open the way to a full and comprehensive settlement Russia created the conflict in the East of Ukraine.”

The agreement provides for a ban on offensive and reconnaissance actions on the use of firepower, in particular sniper equipment, as well as disciplinary measures for violations of the cease-fire.