Poroshenko condemns rebels actions in east Ukraine town
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday called a push by pro-Russian rebels to take control of the town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine a 'cynical attack' on the ceasefire peace deal.
Kiev — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday condemned a push by pro-Russian rebels to take control of the town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine as a "cynical attack" on the ceasefire deal brokered in Minsk last week.
"This is a cynical attack on the Minsk agreement," a statement quoted him as saying during a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
(Reporting by Natalia Zinets; Writing by Alessandra Prentice; Editing by Angus MacSwan)