Top diplomats urge new Ukraine truce talks by July 5

The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France agreed Wednesday that new ceasefire talks involving the OSCE should start no later than Saturday on crisis-torn Ukraine.

AFP| Updated: Jul 02, 2014, 23:54 PM IST

Berlin: The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France agreed Wednesday that new ceasefire talks involving the OSCE should start no later than Saturday on crisis-torn Ukraine.

"Ministers urge that the Contact Group should resume no later than July 5 with the goal of reaching an unconditional and mutually agreed sustainable ceasefire," the four top diplomats said in a joint statement after talks in Berlin.
The so-called Contact Group represents Ukraine, Russia and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).