Gryzlov: Trilateral contact group encourages ceasefire during Easter holidays

Source : 112 Ukraine

The group hopes that Easter ceasefire will grow into permanent ceasefire
16:56, 29 April 2016

Trilateral contact group on eastern Ukraine encourages ceasefire during Easter holidays and expresses hope, that Easter ceasefire will result in permanent ceasefire, stated Russian representative in the contact group Boris Gryzlov, reports “Interfax".

“The contact group encourages both sides of conflict to implement ceasefire during Easter holidays”, - Gryzlov said.

“We hope, that Easter ceasefire will lead to permanent ceasefire and this will stimulate settlement of political crisis in Ukraine”, - he added.

Earlier today, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stated that Ukraine is ready to guarantee ceasefire in Donbas if militants stop shelling Ukrainian positions at least during Easter. Poroshenko emphasized, that he expects support of his position on part of Western partners.

OSCE encouraged sides of Donbas conflict to immediately implement complete ceasefire, since the situation in ATO area is deteriorating.

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