President of Ukraine suspends ceasefire in the Donbas

 

War in the Donbas

Following the meeting of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, has decided to suspend mode unilateral ceasefire in the Donbas.

The ceasefire declared by the President on June 20 and extended to 22.00 on June 30, is over.

“We will attack and we will liberate our land.  The ending of the ceasefire period is our response to terrorists, rebels, looters, all those who torture civilians who paralyse the economy of the region, who disable the payment of salaries, pensions, stipends, who blow up the railroad, destroy water pipes, who deprive people of normal peaceful life, “- he said in an address to the nation.

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Translated by Vitalii Usenko and Dmytro Usenko;  Edited by Myron Spolsky

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