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The SMM continued to monitor the implementation of the provisions of the Minsk Protocol and Memorandum and the work of the Joint Centre for Control and Co-ordination (JCCC). The SMM followed up on reports concerning the closure of air traffic at Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk international airports.
On 13 December, the SMM met the commander of the “Humanitarian Battalion” of the so-called “Ghost” brigade in “Lugansk People’s Republic” (“LPR”)-controlled Alchevsk (44km West of Luhansk) (see Daily Report 7 December). The interlocutor informed the SMM that they were operating seven soup kitchens in Alchevsk …read more