‘De-escalation is priority in Ukraine’
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said de-escalating the conflict with pro-Russian rebels was key for the Kiev government. |||
Kiev – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday de-escalating the conflict with pro-Russian rebels was the priority for the Kiev government, which stands by a September peace deal signed in Minsk.
Fighting between government troops and separatists in eastern Ukraine has intensified in recent days after the rebels ruled out more peace talks.
“Beginning a political process of de-escalation and regulation remains our priority. We don’t see an alternative to the Minsk agreement,” Poroshenko told a meeting of security …read more
Source: Independent Online