Ukraine: Ceasefire agreed to start on February 15 and the other main points of the agreement

President Putin says leaders have agreed on peace deal for Ukraine. Ceasefire agreed to start on February 15. Withdrawal of heavy artillery. Constitutional reforms to ensure rights of Donbas and creating a demilitarised zone in Eastern Ukraine agreed as well. (Russia Today)

The main points of the agreement are:

  • Ceasefire to begin on 15 February
  • Heavy weapons to be pulled out: Beginning on 17 Fen and completed in two weeks
  • All prisoners to be released; amnesty for those involved in fighting
  • Withdrawal of all foreign armed formations, weapons and mercenaries from Ukrainian territory. Disarmament of all illegal groups
  • Ukraine to allow resumption of normal life in rebel areas, by lifting restrictions
  • Constitutional reform to enable decentralisation for rebel regions by the end of 2015
  • Ukraine control of border with Russia to be completed by the end of 2015

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