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UKRAINE: Turchynov in Council: ATO will stop if the terrorists lay down their arms
Unian ^ | 15.05.2014 12:15

Posted on 05/15/2014 5:05:09 AM PDT by UMCRevMom@aol.com

Anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine can be stopped only if the drawing of weapons by terrorists and free the hostages.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, is acting President, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said at a meeting of the Parliament in response to MPs from the Party of Regions and the Communist Party immediately stop ATO.

He noted that the ATO is carried out to protect civilians.

According to Turchynov today at a meeting of the Conciliation Board discussed that "not ruled out the Declaration of parliament, and on the basis of this declaration can be established group of representatives from each faction that will make a proposal that the anti-terrorist operation can be stopped when it is composed of a weapon when they released the hostages."

"We have to ensure that solve the issue peacefully with those who are willing to cooperate, to talk, to dialogue. We are having this dialogue,"- said Turchinov.

However, he stressed that "those who are waging a war against Ukraine will receive an adequate response."

Before that, the leader of the Communist Party Peter Simonenko required urgently to stop the ATO and immediately withdraw from Lugansk and Donetsk regions.

Also, an MP from the Party of Regions Mykola Levchenko required to stop the peace talks anti-terrorist operation to disband the National Guard battalion and "Being".

As UNIAN reported earlier, in April, armed militants took office buildings in several cities of Donetsk oblast and Luhansk. Militants kidnap, torture and kill people, seize hostages.

Ukrainian authorities and the leaders of the EU and the U.S. are convinced that Russia via destabilization and provocations in the southern and eastern regions of Ukraine is trying to disrupt the presidential elections scheduled for May 25.

April 15 at the north of Donetsk region began a counter-terrorism operation.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: ato; ukraine

1 posted on 05/15/2014 5:05:09 AM PDT by UMCRevMom@aol.com
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To: UMCRevMom@aol.com

Putin is in charge of the “terrorists”. THEY should go home an lay down their arms.

The Ukrainian people are defending their homeland and are NOT “terrorists”.


2 posted on 05/15/2014 5:13:04 AM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: UMCRevMom@aol.com

G Larry. I so agree with you. Pray continually for united Ukraine


3 posted on 05/15/2014 12:30:03 PM PDT by UMCRevMom@aol.com
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