Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Ukraine+situation+%22deteriorating%22+says+Merkel+and+Putin
Monday, 14 July 2014 - 12:08
Ukraine situation "deteriorating" says Merkel and Putin
4,705

Views
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed in talks in Brazil that the situation in Ukraine, where Kiev is continuing an offensive against pro-Russian separatists in the east, is "deteriorating".

They also "stressed the need for the urgent resumption of a contact group on Ukraine, possibly via videoconference.

According to Putin and Merkel, for this to happen there needs to be a statement as soon as possible concerning a ceasefire, a prisoner exchange, and the return of international monitors" in eastern Ukraine.

Over three months of fighting in Ukraine's restive east have claimed more than 550 lives so far.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
473 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6,531 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
5,318 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
10,581 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
37 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
38,671 Views
Top