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The SMM monitored the implementation of the “Package of measures for the implementation of the Minsk agreements”. Its monitoring was restricted by the parties and security considerations*. The SMM facilitated a local ceasefire that allowed for gas pipeline repairs in the Luhansk region.
The situation at and around Donetsk airport (“Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”)-controlled, 9km north-west of Donetsk city centre) was relatively calm. Between 08:00 and 17:00hrs, at the Joint Centre for Control and Co-ordination (JCCC) observation point at Donetsk central railway station (“DPR”-controlled, 8km north-west of Donetsk city centre), the SMM …read more