The Armed Forces of the Donetsk People's Republic received an order to destroy the engineering structures of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at the demarcation line in the area of the Shumy settlement near Horlivka. The corresponding order was given by the head of the republic, Denis Pushilin, according to the official website of the head of the DPR.
The statement notes that the DPR has repeatedly called on the Ukrainian side to bury trenches in the area of N of the item. The noises at the contact line, dug after the declaration of the armistice and return the troops to their original positions, but Kiev did not react to this. In this regard, Donetsk decided to independently destroy the fortifications of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
In this regard, I officially declare that in accordance with clause "e" of additional measures, I decided to issue an order to open fire on illegally erected engineering structures in the area of the Shumy settlement (600 m north-east of the Shumy settlement - the area of the newly equipped Ukrainian positions)
- said in a statement.
Pushilin urged the command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to ensure the absence of personnel in the specified area from 08:00 on September 7, 2020.
I call on the Ukrainian side to ensure the absence of personnel in the indicated area from 08:00 on September 7, 2020. We don't need human sacrifice. We don't need to break the truce. We only want to comply with the agreements reached
- he said.
The official notification will be sent to the Ukrainian side through the representatives in the contact group, Kiev will receive the detailed coordinates of the location of the operation through the JCCC. Control over the fulfillment of the requirements should be carried out by a special monitoring mission of the OSCE.