Hirunews Logo
Ukraine+crisis%3A+Putin+gives+ceasefire+qualified+backing.
Sunday, 22 June 2014 - 9:18
Ukraine crisis: Putin gives ceasefire qualified backing.
32

Shares
3,935

Views
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he supports a peace plan tabled by Ukraine - as long as it includes "practical action" to start talks.

He said Kiev must negotiate and make compromises with pro-Russian rebels for the plan to be "viable and realistic".

Putin also said a week-long truce - declared by President Petro Poroshenko - must not be used as an "ultimatum".

Clashes have continued in eastern Ukraine, with rebel attacks overnight injuring six border guards.

 
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
You may also like :
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
426 Views
2,861 Views
3,683 Views
10,448 Views
16,313 Views
56,545 Views
Top