Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Ukraine
New York, 27 June 2014
The Secretary-General remains deeply concerned over the situation in eastern Ukraine but he welcomes recent measures toward de-escalation of hostilities, including consultations among all sides and the extension of the reciprocal cease-fire for a further period of three days. The Secretary-General expects all sides to strictly adhere to their commitments and urges concerned parties to work toward a definitive cessation of violence through a political process.
The Secretary-General also welcomes the release of four international OSCE monitors on 26 June. He calls for the immediate and unconditional release of the four monitors still held in captivity.
Statements on 27 June 2014
- Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 27 June 2014 - Secretary-General’s remarks at meeting with Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change
- Nairobi, 27 June 2014 - Secretary-General's remarks at the first United Nations Environment Assembly [as delivered]
- Geneva, Switzerland, 27 June 2014 - Secretary-General's message to event honouring Ms. Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights [delivered by Mr. Michael Moller, Acting Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva]