In the area of ATO for 15 hours observed a truce.

In a zone of carrying out anti-terrorist operation on Donbass for 15 hours observed a truce. This broadcast “112 Ukraine” said the speaker of the press center of staff ATO Basil Labay.

“Since the beginning of the day (4 January) to the present time, there is complete silence. The truce has observed more than 15 hours. For the first time in a long time tonight no attacks,” said Labay.

Recall that in the ATO zone from midnight on 23 December entered into force a new, pre-truce. Parties agreed during the Tripartite meeting of the contact group in Minsk on 20 December. Then the parties reaffirmed their commitment to the Minsk agreements. Later it was reported that the militants continue to violate ceasefire, firing on Ukrainian positions.

So, for last days fighters 5 times violated the truce. In the fighting, no Ukrainian military was killed and was wounded.