German Chancellor called the situation very fragile, especially due to continuing fighting in Debaltseve. According to Merkel, it had been clear that a lot of things needed to be done. She said she always new that there were no guarantees of success, and that this path would be very difficult.
As reported earlier, the terrorists are not complying with the cease-fire and continue to shell Ukrainian positions near Debaltseve, the Donetsk region, and at other directions. According to Ukraine's NSDC, they use Grads, tanks, artillery, and mortars. As of 11 a.m. Feb. 16, the mercenaries shelled the ATO forces positions for at least 129 times. Ukrainian soldiers only fire back.
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