Poroshenko calls on Russia to stop killings in Donbas

16:50, 09 July 2017

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during his joint press conference with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Kyiv July 9 has urged Russia to show good will for a peaceful settlement in Donbas and stop the killings and attacks in eastern Ukraine, an UNIAN correspondent reports.


"In this visit [of Rex Tillerson to Kyiv] we see a powerful signal of support for the Ukrainian state, our common struggle for democratic values, for freedom, for democracy, and we are sure that Russia should also demonstrate their good will for a peaceful settlement in Donbas and stop the killings, stop hybrid attacks not only in the east of our country, not only in Crimea, but also improve the situation with cybercrime, stop propaganda, trade, and other types of wars that are part of the Russian hybrid war," the Ukrainian president said.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, Petro Poroshenko said he had been informed in detail about the talks between the U.S. and Russian presidents at the G20 summit in Hamburg on July 7.

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