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Ukraine cease-fire deal due Friday

By Agencies in Kiev and Moscow ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-09-05 08:42:32

Four groups to sign agreement in Minsk, paving way for peace

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said a cease-fire plan aimed at ending the nearly five-month-long conflict in the east of the country would be signed on Friday.

"Tomorrow in Minsk a document will be signed providing for the gradual introduction of the Ukrainian peace plan," he said on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Wales on Thursday. "It is very important that the first element provides for a cease-fire."

Ukraine cease-fire deal due Friday

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