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The SMM monitored the implementation of the “Package of measures for the implementation of the Minsk agreements”. The SMM verified the withdrawal of some tanks in the Luhansk region, as stipulated in the Addendum to the Package of measures. Its monitoring was restricted by the parties and security considerations*. The situation in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions was relatively calm, although the SMM heard several explosions.
Positioned 8km north-west of “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”)-controlled Donetsk city centre, the SMM heard two explosions 5-7km to the north-north-west and west-north-west at 11:55 and …read more