In connection with the aggravation of the situation in the Donbas and the permanent attempts of the Russian occupation troops to deploy offensive on Avdiivka head of the Verkhovna Rada Andrew Parubiy and the number of people’s deputies addressed an open letter to parliamentarians of the world. About the speaker of the Parliament wrote on his page in Facebook.
The appeal was also signed by MPs Hanna hopko, Irina Gerashchenko, Maria Ionova, Igor Grinev, Maxim Bourbaki.
Deputies described the events of recent days in the vicinity of the Town and urged his fellow parliamentarians to do everything necessary in order to “force Russia to immediately cease fire and destabilize the situation in the Donbass, and ensuring the implementation of the ceasefire, which will allow to start repair work.”
The appeal says that the crisis at the plant demonstrated the need to increase the presence of international organizations that monitor the situation and the immediate deployment of armed police mission of the OSCE.
“The crime committed by Russian-terrorist forces against the civilian population in the town, again showed that only tougher sanctions against the Russian Federation and the international consolidation of efforts can stop the escalation of events at the front,” – said in the text.
Ukrainian MPs ask their colleagues to use all the mechanisms of governmental and inter-parliamentary diplomacy to increase pressure on the Kremlin official.
“We would be grateful if the leadership of your parliaments will publicly call on the Russian authorities for strict implementation of all international obligations and to cease conscious of the worsening security and humanitarian situation in the Donbass”, – the statement says.
January 30 and 31 hybrid Russian troops from barreled artillery and RSZO the Hail struck the town, under the control of the APU. As a result, the city was left without heat, electricity and water. On the verge of stopping the largest plant of the city – coke. The city is under the threat of socio-economic disaster. Russian generals in SCCC block a ceasefire in the area. The repair crews can’t get to work. Heavy fighting continues in the far suburbs.
The participating countries of the OSCE called on Russia to support a ceasefire in the Donbass and to implement the Minsk agreements.
President Petro Poroshenko instructed the Deputy head of the presidential administration Konstantin Eliseev immediately bring the issue to the Town for consideration by the UN security Council.