Ukraine and separatists agree next week as deadline for truce

During a meeting of the Contact group on Ukraine its been agreed that in a gesture to shore up a tenuous ceasefire, there will be an end to all violations by September 1. Both Kyiv and pro Russian separatists settled on that date as it marks the beginning of the school term. Each side has blamed the other for an increase in sporadic clashes and shelling. Speaking for the Contact group, the OSCE's representative Martin Sajdik expressed his deep concern about how undermining of February's Mins… READ MORE : What are the top stories today? Click to watch: euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! euronews is available in 13 languages: In English: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Google+: VKontakte:

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