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A UN spokesperson said this message would be delivered to the Ukrainian authorities by UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman who is currently on a visit to Kiev.
Moscow asked the UN Security Council to adopt a statement calling for ceasefire in south-eastern Ukraine for the duration of the humanitarian mission there.
“We are urging the sides involved in the conflict to announce a ceasefire for the duration of this mission and asking the UN Security Council to adopt a relevant statement,” the Russian Foreign ministry said.