Pro-Kiev forces are preparing a false flag attack against a delegation of the EU Political and Security Committee in Eastern Ukraine, the State Security Ministry of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) said in a statement on June 11 citing obtained intelligence data.
The EU delegation is set to visit areas near the contact line between Ukrainian and DPR forces in the region of Donbass in the period from June 13 to June 15.
Accordign to the statement, Ukrainian forces are planning to shoot down a helicopter with the delegation using an Igla man-portable infrared homing surface-to-air missile. This missile already was taken from a weapon depot of the 2nd Assault Battalion of the 95th Air Assault Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. This battalion is deployed in the settlement of Verhnetoreckoe.
Thus, the Ukrainian side is going to accuse forces of the DPR and the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) of carrying an attack of the helicopter with the EU delegation.