The national security Council and defence of Ukraine (NSDC) supported the proposal of the President of Petro Poroshenko on the complete cessation of all freight transport beyond the control of official Kiev on the breakaway territories of Donetsk and Lugansk national republics (DND and LNR).
“The Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine, the National police of Ukraine, the National guard of Ukraine with participation of security Service of Ukraine was instructed to immediately stop the movement of goods across the line of contact of rail and road ways and to create the conditions to attract public control over the implementation of this decision,” – said, commenting on the NSDC decision of its Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov.
According to Poroshenko, the ban should act until under the jurisdiction of Ukraine will not be returned to the company, which recently the authorities of the DNI and LC was introduced external control.
“Exception handling, will be made only for humanitarian aid – the Ukrainian and international humanitarian organizations, UN, International Committee of the red cross”, – said Poroshenko.
Turchynov also said that the movement of goods across the line of contact with the DNI and the LC is terminated in connection with the aggravation of the security situation in the zone of the antiterrorist operation and the aggravation of threats to economic and energy security of Ukraine.