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UNITED NATIONS, June 28 /ITAR-TASS/. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the prolongation of truce in the east of Ukraine for 72 hours and called for an ultimate end to violence.
The UN Secretary-General hopes that all parties to the conflict in Ukraine will strictly abide by their liabilities and is calling upon all parties concerned to seek an ultimate end to violence through a political process, the UN press-service said in a statement on Friday.
Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko has extended the regime of non-use of force until 22:00 (19:00 UTC) Monday, June 30. “In case the terms of the non-use of force are violated, Ukraine reserves the right to terminate the regime ahead of schedule in areas where the ceasefire regime is not implemented,” the presidential press service said in a statement Saturday.
The statement noted that “building fortifications or structures hindering the peaceful life of Donbass (the way Eastern Ukraine is typically referred to in Ukraine and Russia) residents will be considered violation of the ceasefire regime.”
Kiev’s military operation against federalization supporters in Ukraine’s Southeast involving armored vehicles, heavy artillery and attack aviation has killed hundreds of people, including civilians, left buildings destroyed and damaged and forced tens of thousands to cross the border from Ukraine to Russia.