This is stated in the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, UNIAN reports.
“June 20 illegal armed formations using heavy weapons, including mortars, attacked the border crossing point” Izvarine, “thus violating cease use of the mode force and deliberately trying to derail the peace process in eastern Ukraine, “- said the Foreign Ministry.
” According to the Ministry of Defence, the Armed Forces of Ukraine involved in ATO, not used and not used artillery and mortars during interventions to restore the state border of Ukraine “, - stressed in the office.
Under the plan the president of Ukraine on the peaceful settlement of the situation in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions critical to achieving immediate de-escalation of the situation in the region is the unconditional adherence cessation of the use of force.
“In this regard stresses the absolute necessity to avoid any provocations, such as those that occurred at the border point” Izvaryne “, - stressed the Foreign Ministry.
As you know, on the night of June 21 in Donetsk and Luhansk insurgents fired mortars and other weapons of Ukrainian guards at checkpoints and security forces in locations of ATO.