The SMM monitored the implementation of the “Package of measures for the implementation of the Minsk agreements”. Its monitoring was restricted by the parties and security considerations*. The SMM recorded few ceasefire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk regions. The SMM revisited Ukrainian Armed Forces and “DPR” heavy weapons holding areas and found weapons missing. In Kyiv, the SMM monitored a protest of journalists.
The SMM observed a relatively calm situation in the Donetsk region with some ceasefire violations recorded in the area of the Donetsk airport and Debaltseve. At the Joint Centre for Control and Co-ordination (JCCC) observation point at …read more