Ukraine informs UN Security Council on Russia's attempts to escalate Donbas

10:00, 19 January 2016
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Ukraine has officially informed the chairman of the UN Security Council on another attempt of Russia and pro-Russian militants to escalate the situation in Donbas, the press service of the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations has reported.

REUTERS

"These provocations... negate all the efforts of Ukraine and the international community aimed at restoring peace and stability, in fact, they make it impossible to implement the political part of the peaceful settlement of the conflict," the report says.

It was noted that, despite the achievements of the last meeting of the Tripartite Liaison Group on the agreements to introduce the complete ceasefire, a number of such armed provocations against the Ukrainian army along the demarcation line is continuously increasing.

Read alsoUkraine’s Ambassador to UN to seek deployment of peacekeepers in DonbasAs UNIAN reported earlier, on October 15, Ukraine was elected as a non-permanent member of the Security Council of the United Nations for 2016-2017, with 177 countries voting in favor and 14 countries abstaining.

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