The UN has urged the immediate cessation of hostilities in the Donbass

The UN is deeply concerned about the escalation of the conflict in the area of Avdeevka and calls on the parties to cease-fire. About it reports “TASS” with reference to the representative of the Secretary-General of the world organization Stefan Dujarric.

“We urge all parties to immediately cease all hostilities, fully respect the ceasefire, to provide immediate and unhindered humanitarian access to the population, to ensure safe access of Special monitoring mission of the OSCE, which will allow it to report on the situation on the ground, and to resume efforts towards a peaceful settlement of the conflict”, – said Dyuzharrik.

According to him, the UN concerned about escalation of conflict in the area of Avdiivka, as well as the fate of civilians in the city. In organization called what is happening in direct violation of the Minsk agreements, and calls for the effort of the OSCE, “Norman Quartet” and other initiatives to resolve the conflict in the Donbass.

Recall that in the town declared a state of emergency in connection with the aggravation of the situation due to the activation of the militants and the threat of a humanitarian disaster in this village. Local authorities are preparing for possible evacuation, but, as noted by the head of the CAA Pavlo zhebrivskyi, it is hoped that it will be avoided. While evacuees with special needs and the sick.

In the homes of the residents of Avdiivka coke is warmed by the plant, rescuers organized paragraphs heating, for people carrying hot food, and in many cities collect warm clothes, food, medicines.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko instructed the Deputy head of AP Konstantin Eliseev immediately put the question on the worsening situation in the vicinity of the Town for the consideration of the UN security Council.