Zelensky, Tusk visit Stanytsia Luhanska

Zelensky, Tusk visit Stanytsia Luhanska

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and President of the European Council Donald Tusk visited the area of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) in Stanytsia Luhanska on Sunday, July 7, the JFO press center has reported.

"President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and President of the European Council Donald Tusk visited the area of the disengagement of troops No. 1 in Stanytsia Luhanska. During the visit, the top-ranking guests were accompanied by Chief of the General Staff and Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Lieutenant-General Ruslan Khomchak, Commander of the Joint Forces, Lieutenant-General Oleksandr Syrsky and Head of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine Serhiy Daineko," the report reads.

It notes that Tusk and Zelensky talked to representatives of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission and local residents. They also familiarized themselves with humanitarian projects being implemented with EU support.

"At an entry and exit checkpoint, the head of state made a stop to honor the memory and lay flowers at a memorial to Ukrainian warriors who died in battles with Russian invaders," the JFO press center added.

Zelensky and Tusk were also informed about the results of the work of mine clearance groups: irrefutable evidence of Russian aggression in the form of remnants of hostile ammunition found by bomb disposal teams.

Zelensky also tested new positions of the Ukrainian Joint Forces at the disengagement area.

"The high-ranking delegation had an opportunity to make sure that the Ukrainian side is steadily complying with international treaties and clauses of the Minsk agreements," the press center said.

On July 7, Zelensky also visited Odesa and Luhansk regions. He met with Tusk in Luhansk region.


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