Boris Johnson calls on all parties to implement agreed ceasefire in Donbas
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has welcomed the announcement of the ceasefire in Donbas and called on all parties to implement it.
"I welcome the announcement of a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, which follows particularly high levels of violence over recent days," he said in a statement.
Read alsoU.S. State Department appeals to Russia about accords on "ceasefire" in DonbasAccording to Johnson, this conflict continues to have a devastating effect on millions of people living on both sides of the line of contact.
"I urge all parties to observe this ceasefire, and to use it as a basis to make progress in building a lasting peace in eastern Ukraine in 2017," he said.