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Ukraine crisis: Petro Poroshenko on ceasefire deal

The Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, says he has ordered the military to declare a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine.

It comes after the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels agreed a deal intended to halt months of fighting,

Speaking at the Nato summit in Wales, Mr Poroshenko said that it was important for the ceasefire to hold.

  • 05 Sep 2014
  • From the section Europe
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