The UN Security Council expressed “grave concern” over the “dangerous escalation” of the situation in Eastern Ukraine and called for an immediate return to the ceasefire.
“The members of the Security Council expressed its full support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. The members of the Security Council called for an immediate return to the ceasefire regime”, – stated in the adopted by all members of the UN security Council statement which brings in your Twitter, the permanent representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko.
The draft statement in the UN Security Council was introduced by the representative of Ukraine. Earlier, Kiev has requested an emergency meeting on the situation in Avdeevka Donetsk region. The meeting was held behind closed doors.
Yelchenko said that the UN security Council will again discuss the situation in the East of Ukraine on 2 February, at a public meeting. “The UN security Council and Ukraine, as the chair of tomorrow will monitor the situation in the Donbas. Convened a meeting on Ukraine on Thursday at 22:00,” wrote Yelchenko.