Ukraine peace talks end, ceasefire to begin Sunday
Leaders of the Ukraine contact group have announced a ceasefire between rebels and the government in Kyiv. Meanwhile, around 50 tanks entered Ukraine from Russia while the talks were going on, Ukraine’s army said.
Leaders from France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine agreed on a ceasefire deal to end 10 months of fighting in eastern Ukraine. The deal is set to go into effect on Sunday.
There were, however, concerns after Kyiv’s army reported seeing dozens of tanks and missile launching systems crossing into its territory from Russia even while the peace talks were taking place. “Around 50 tanks, 40 multiple launch rocket systems and a similar number of armored vehicles crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border at Izvarin,” Ukraine army spokesman Andriy Lysenko told journalists.
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Source News: DW