OREANDA-NEWS. Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba initiated an urgent conversation with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in connection with the escalation of the situation in Donbass. Kuleba informed that one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and one wounded.

The head of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry stated that in the zone of operation of the joint forces “illegal armed groups carried out provocations.” He called this an attempt “to disrupt the ceasefire and create significant obstacles to the peace process.” “I initiated an urgent conversation with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov, in order to discuss the situation and ways out of it,” Kuleba wrote on his Facebook page.

The regime of ceasefire came into force on July 27. The beginning of the truce was facilitated by the agreement concluded by the parties of the Trilateral Contact Group: Ukraine, Russia and the OSCE, on the suspension of hostilities in the territory of Donbass.