World All parties committed to finding a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, says Kiev
Ukraine says soldier killed in shelling by Russia-backed forces
Kyiv says another soldier seriously wounded by artillery fire by Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country.As of the reported attack on Sunday, Ukraine says 27 soldiers have been killed in the east this year, more than half the number who died in all of 2020.
Ukraine-crises / Discussions: all parties committed to finding a ceasefire in eastern 'Ukraine, says Kiev
Kiev, April 19 (Reuters) - All parties reaffirmed their commitment to a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, said Kiev Monday in a statement published at the From "Normandy" format discussions, which include Ukrainian, Russian, German and French governments.
These discussions aim to try to soothe tensions and find a conflict outcome in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian forces and pro-russian separatists.
earlier in the day, a source had told Reuters that these discussions lasted about three hours and had not given any tangible results. (Matthias Williams, French version Camille Raynaud, edited by Jean Terzian)
Truce holds in Kashmir, giving shell-shocked residents uneasy peace .
The guns have gone silent, schools have reopened and the bunkers are empty along Pakistan's restive ceasefire line with India, but even as residents in Kashmir relax thanks to an uneasy truce, they fear fighting may erupt again soon. For months, a precarious peace has been welcomed by conflict-wary Kashmiris along the so-called Line of Control (LoC) -- the boundary that divides the disputed region between Pakistan and India. The surprise truceFor months, a precarious peace has been welcomed by conflict-wary Kashmiris along the so-called Line of Control (LoC) -- the boundary that divides the disputed region between Pakistan and India.