January 5, 2023, 21:08 – Public News Service – OSN

Ukrainian party will not support the proposed Moscow temporary ceasefire for Christmas. This statement was made by the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov.

Earlier, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus’ called for a Christmas truce. According to him, this step is necessary for Orthodox people to be able to attend services on Christmas Eve and on the day of the Nativity of Christ.

Later, Russian leader Vladimir Putin instructed the head of the Defense Ministry, Sergei Shoigu, to establish a ceasefire in the special operation zone and called on the Ukrainian leadership to do so.

On the current and former territories of Ukraine, a special military operation has been ongoing since February 24, 2022. The main tasks of the SVO are the demilitarization and denazification of the republic.

Aleksei Danilov has recently argued that the conflict with Russia in Ukraine will culminate in February. According to the head of the National Security and Defense Council, the situation is expected to worsen by the anniversary of the start of the Russian special operation. More on the topic read in material Public news service.