Israel and Palestinians reach new Gaza ceasefire deal
Israel and Palestinian leaders reached an agreement on Tuesday for a ceasefire in the Gaza conflict. Israel has agreed to open its borders with Gaza to allow humanitarian aid and reconstruction materials into the Palestinian enclave.
Ukraine says detained Russian soldiers were on "special mission"
Ukraine said its forces had captured a group of Russian paratroopers who had crossed into Ukrainian territory on a "special mission". Moscow said they had ended up there by mistake.
Ukraine: Russia attacks border guards from air
- Four Ukrainian Border Guard officers were killed and three were injured after the Russian helicopters attacked a police station in the Donbas - said Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko. This is the first use of helicopter gunships in the conflict. - The intrusion attempt was repulsed - said Lysenko.
Poroshenko and Putin to meet in Minsk
All participants of the summit in Minsk are already in place. Petro Poroshenko appeared as first, then the EU representatives with Catherine Ashton; Vladimir Putin came last. The meeting of Russian and Ukrainian presidents is scheduled in the meeting.
Lavrov: Russia will send another convoy
Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, announced on Monday that in the next few days Russia will send another convoy of humanitarian aid for the people in eastern Ukraine. Lavrov said that the official note on this issue has been addressed to the government in Kiev and International Committee of the Red Cross was also informed.