Secretary-General Appeals for Restraint, Inclusive Dialogue for Mutual Agreement on Future Path of Ukraine

20 January 2014
SG/SM/15598

Secretary-General Appeals for Restraint, Inclusive Dialogue for Mutual Agreement on Future Path of Ukraine

20 January 2014
Secretary-General
SG/SM/15598
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General Appeals for Restraint, Inclusive Dialogue

For Mutual Agreement on Future Path of Ukraine

 

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General continues to follow developments in Ukraine closely and with concern.  He reiterates his appeal to all concerned to act with restraint, avoid any further escalation and violence, and to uphold the democratic principles of freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.

The Secretary-General takes note of renewed efforts towards dialogue in Ukraine.  He urges all parties to engage in meaningful, sustained and inclusive dialogue, and reiterates the need for a mutual agreement among Ukrainians on the future path of their country.

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