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Ukraine Asks for UN Peacekeepers in Restive East

Monday, 14 Apr 2014 11:13 AM

HORLIVKA, Ukraine — Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchynov has called for the deployment of United Nations peacekeeping troops in the east of the country, where pro-Russian insurgents have occupied buildings in nearly 10 cities.

In a telephone conversation with Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, Turchynov suggested that an "anti-terrorist operation" could be conducted jointly by Ukrainian security forces and UN peacekeepers, according to the presidential web site.

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Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchynov has called for the deployment of United Nations peacekeeping troops in the east of the country, where pro-Russian insurgents have occupied buildings in nearly 10 cities.
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Monday, 14 Apr 2014 11:13 AM
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