Updated at 15:34,14-12-2017

Turchynov: Ukraine initiates anti-terrorist operation jointly with UN

Belsat, following unian.info

Ukraine has no objection to carry out a joint anti-terrorist operation with UN peacekeeping forces in east, acting President of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said this during a telephone talk with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

It is noted in the report that during the talk they discussed the current situation in east of Ukraine.

In accordance with the words of Turchynov, the situation in the east of Ukraine, in particular in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, repeats the scenario that was played out in Crimea by the Russian Federation.

A large-scale anti-terrorist operation to protect the civilian population has begun, Mr Turchynov said.