Militants continue shelling in area of Zolote, disrupting withdrawal of troops - Ministry of Defence 10/18/2019 11:51:03. Total views 789. Views today — 1.

The Ministry of Defence has accused the militants of continuing shelling in the area of Zolote. This was reported by Minister of Defense of Ukraine Andriy Zahorodniuk in the Verkhovna Rada today during an hour of questions to the government, - correspondent of OstroV reports.

"Confirmation of the OSCE SMM that there have been no violations of the (ceasefire) regime for at least 7 days should be the condition for disengagement of forces and means from the demarcation line. Now this condition is not being fulfilled by the armed formations that continue regular shelling. In particular, there was shelling in the disengagement area in Zolote yesterday", - he reported.

The minister also replied that so far, it is a question of troop withdrawal in only two sections in Zolote and Petrovske.

"We are not talking about other sites at all. We are talking only about two sites", - Zahorodniuk said.