Ukraine's Poroshenko to decide on ceasefire later on Friday

by Reuters
Friday, 27 June 2014 12:19 GMT

BRUSSELS, June 27 (Reuters) - Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday he will take a decision on extending a ceasefire in the east of the country when he returns to Kiev following an EU summit in Brussels.

"This decision will be taken by me when I return to Ukraine, I will have to conduct consultations with the minister of defence, the defence council," Poroshenko told a news conference. "The decision will be taken today." (Reporting by Robin Emmott; editing by Adrian Croft)

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