Ukraine Says Rebels Must Disarm Before Talks (8)

ABC 2014.07.08 14:24
By PETER LEONARD Associated Press The Ukrainian government will restart cease-fire negotiations with pro- Russian insurgents in the country's east only once the rebels lay down their weapons, the defense minister said Tuesday Valery Heletey's statement, posted on the Defense Ministry website, comes amid growing confidence among government forces after they drove the insurgent militia from their stronghold of Slovyansk.
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