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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 revisited three Ukrainian Armed Forces and two “DPR” heavy weapons holding areas. Verification of withdrawal stipulated in the Addendum to the Package of measures was not scheduled for the reporting period.
The SMM observed a generally calm situation in Donetsk region. It heard, however, one explosion of an undetermined nature 2-4km north-west of its position at the “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”)-controlled Donetsk railway station …read more