The head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and Secretary General of the United Nations, ban Ki-moon discussed the situation in Eastern Ukraine, according to a report of the press service of the Belarusian leader, released on the first day of the week.
"Alexander Lukashenko and Secretary General ban Ki-moon discussed the situation in the South-East of Ukraine, noting the inadmissibility in any conflict casualties among civilians. The head of Belarus said the urgent need for decisive measures aimed at the cessation of hostilities, the most to account for possible expansion of the conflict to the whole territory of Europe ", - said in the report.
for its part, the Secretary-General of the United Nations expressed gratitude Lukashenko for a constructive role in finding a solution to the conflict in Ukraine, " stressing that Minsk has become a symbol of peace."
Also ban Ki-moon has expressed gratitude to the President of Belarus for " consistent support of the United Nations and active participation of Belarus in the UN."
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began almost 7, 9 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them during the meeting in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.