facebook
twitter
search
search

UN deputy secretary-general meets with Ukrainian president

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson commended Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov's interim government for its "measured response to unfolding events" during a one-on-one meeting in Kiev on Tuesday.
By JC Finley Follow @JC_Finley Contact the Author   |   March 4, 2014 at 8:47 PM
1 of 2
| License Photo

March 4 (UPI) -- Acting Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov met Tuesday with United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson in Kiev.

According to the UN, Eliasson emphasized the necessity for a diplomatic solution to the crisis following Russian's occupation of the Crimean Peninsula, and noted the international community's efforts to support Ukraine's territorial integrity as it seeks a peaceful resolution.

The UN senior official also commended Turchynov on his interim government's "measured response to unfolding events."

[United Nations]

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Topics: Jan Eliasson
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
North Korean diplomats sending their children to mental hospitals
Catholic Church in Norway ordered to pay $5.1 million for fraud
Report: North Korea executed over 1,300 people
Shark bite confirmed off North Carolina shore
Ex-Auschwitz guard Oskar Groening seeks forgiveness from God