The EU responded to the new truce in the Donbass and appealed to Russia

After a few days on the front should completely cease fire

High representative of the European Union for foreign Affairs and security policy Josep Borrell welcomed the agreement on the ceasefire in the Donbass. He urged Russia to influence the militants.

The statement was published by his press service.

He commended the efforts of President Vladimir Zelensky on implementation of the Minsk agreements, and reiterated full support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

“Borrell welcomed the recent agreement reached at the meeting of the Trilateral contact group on additional measures of cease-fire from July 27 to ensure compliance with a comprehensive, sustainable and permanent ceasefire, and stressed the need for progress in relation to the measures agreed during the Paris summit in “Norman format” in December 2019. The high representative also reiterated the EU’s expectations that Russia will respond to Ukraine’s efforts, completely fulfilling the Minsk agreements and exert its influence on the armed groups that it supports. Borrell reiterated that the EU sanctions against the Russian Federation remain in force,” – said in a statement.

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In turn, the UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres, called on all parties to respect fully the agreed conditions and to focus on the protection of civilians that continue to suffer most from the ongoing fighting. This is stated in the statement of the official representative of the Secretary General.

Guterres called on all parties to take further measures to give “new impetus to peace efforts, “Norman Quartet”, of the Trilateral contact group and the OSCE” and ensure progress in the implementation of the Minsk agreements.

As reported “Today”, was held on July 22 regular talks within the Trilateral contact group, which agreed on the complete ceasefire in the Donbas on July 27. In turn, the OSCE special representative in TAG Heidi Grau announced the conditions of the regime of silence.

At the same time, President Vladimir Zelensky during a trip to the Donbass said that the expected signing of a truce made by all parties “channel group” (France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia).

The representative of the Russian Federation in the TAG Boris Gryzlov also welcomed the agreement on ceasefire of July 27, but was troubled by another question – he nervously reacted to the decision of Kiev not to hold elections in ARDLA.