OSCE monitors report almost 1,400 ceasefire violations since latest ceasefire announcement.

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The OSCE's Special Monitoring Mission in Donbas say they have spotted almost 1,400 ceasefire violations since the latest truce was declared following the meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group(Ukraine, Russia, and OSCE)on July 22.

"Following agreement reached at the meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group on 22 July regarding additional measures to strengthen the ceasefire, from 00:01 on 27 July until the end of the reporting period, the SMM has so far recorded a total of 1,398 ceasefire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk regions," reads the OSCE SMM report published on September 29.

Read also Donbas warzone update: Three Ukrainian soldiers wounded in booby-trap blast The violations include "257 explosions, nine projectiles in flight, three muzzle flashes, 13 illumination flares and 1,116 bursts and shots."

Ceasefire in Donbas: Background

Participants in the Trilateral Contact Group on the peace settlement in Donbas on July 22 agreed on a full and comprehensive ceasefire along the contact line from 00:01 on Monday, July 27.

The new ceasefire regime was enforced at 00:01 Kyiv time on July 27.

On the very first day of the newly-agreed truce, Russia's hybrid military forces mounted three attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine. Ukraine has reported more such violations over the latest period.

On September 15, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called ending war in Donbas and liberating Ukrainian territories his top priority.

On September 22, Zelensky noted that the latest ceasefire agreement for Donbas had been effective for almost two months already.

Author: UNIAN

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