ICJ expects Russia, Ukraine to fulfill Minsk deal

23:00, 19 April 2017

The UN International Court of Justice in The Hague in its order regarding the indication of provisional measures against Russia has called on both Moscow and Kyiv to implement Minsk agreements, an UNIAN correspondent reports.

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Regarding the situation in eastern Ukraine, the ICJ “reminds the Parties that the Security Council, in its resolution 2202 (2015), endorsed the ‘Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements’, adopted and signed in Minsk on 12 February 2015.,” the Court’s order reads.

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