The Ukrainian military do not carry out strikes against populated areas, nor conduct any hostilities at the crash site of the Malaysian Boeing 777 in the east of the Donetsk region, according to the National Security and Defense Council.
A moratorium on hostilities has been announced in the air crash zone, he recalled. "The Ukrainian military are complying 100%. Terrorists, being aware of it, are staging provocative explosions there and shell this territory. We hereby officially declare that the Ukrainian military do not conduct hostilities in this territory," spokesman for the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Information Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Juky 28.Lysenko also said that "the Ukrainian military are carrying out neither artillery, nor air strikes against the populated areas." The NSDC has photo and video footage that proves it is militants who have been firing at residential buildings, Lysenko said.