The situation in the ATO escalated, the APU have the resolution to adequately respond to the provocations of the enemy
The situation in the zone of the antiterrorist operation has escalated, the Ukrainian military have permission to respond adequately to the provocation of the enemy, says the chief of the General staff – chief of the Armed forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko.
“Since the day before yesterday, we see a growing number of mortar attacks, shelling from the cannons, also the use of tanks. In particular, the latter was used by the enemy yesterday on the settlement of avdeevk. Units that perform tasks in the area of ATO, have the right to adequately respond to all the violations that have taken place in the area of operations. In the powers of commanders to make decisions in response to certain actions of the opponent”, – said Viktor Muzhenko during a meeting with military attaches of foreign countries on Friday in Kiev.
He stressed: “Fire in reply from our side, several times less, than from the enemy. Mainly the actions of the enemy are disorganized character”.
V . Muzhenko informed, over the past day in the shelling, including tank, in the area of Avdeevka three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 10 were wounded; also killed one civilian and two wounded.