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 MEP Harms visits Ukrainian troops in and around war-torn Avdiivka. PHOTOS

Member of the European Parliament, German politician Rebecca Harms has visited Ukraine's eastern town of Avdiivka.

She was accompanied by Ukraine's Presidential Envoy for the peaceful settlement of the situation in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Herashchenko, MP Mariia Ionova, Avdiivka civil-military administration head Pavlo Malykhin, Censor.NET reports citing the ATO Staff press center.

Harms visited the Ukrainian troops' front line outside Avdiivka, inspected the town and toured the areas that suffered most from last week's artillery strikes.

The German politician was impressed by Ukrainian officers and soldiers who she said were real heroes showing courage and bravery in protecting both local civilians and Ukraine in general.

She emphasized that the whole world is now in a state of anxiety because of the events in the Donbas, and Ukraine will not be alone in the fight against Russian aggression.

Read more: Ukrainian army and militants agreed on cease-fire in Avdiivka, - State Emergency Service

Harms says the European Parliament will continue to condemn bold and heavy attacks on the city and do its best to lower the tension in the region and ensure the implementation of the Minsk agreements.

She documented evidence of crimes against Ukraine for their further transfer to the international tribunal.

Rebecca Harms is one of those European politicians who work hard to foster the issue of Ukraine joining the European Union.

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Read more: No electricity and water in Avdiivka, but houses are heated, - State Emergency Service

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