Poltorak denied allowing the Volunteers to open fire in response
Information about banning to answer a fire in cases where there is a direct threat to the lives of soldiers is a provocation. On 15 September, during the briefing said the Minister of defence Stepan Poltorak.
“Nobody forbade soldiers to open fire in reply, when there is a threat to the lives of our military or there is a threat of seizure of our positions the threat or conduct offensive operations. It never was and never will be”, – quotes the head of the defense Ministry’s press service.
Poltorak has denied the threat of the militants ‘ offensive in Donbas
According to Poltorak, the information about banning to answer a fire in the area of ATO in cases where there is a direct threat to the lives of soldiers is a provocation.
Earlier it was reported that after the announcement of the “school of the armistice” at the front in the Ukrainian army appeared severe ban on open fire. In each case an internal investigation and in case of violation – prosecution.