April 06, 2014 20:50
Turchynov cancels visit to Lithuania over Donetsk, Luhansk unrest
KYIV. April 6 (Interfax) - Ukraine's parliamentary speaker and interim president Oleksandr Turchynov is closely following the situation in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the presidential press service reported.
Turchynov cancelled his visit to Lithuania where he was to attend a conference of the European parliaments' speakers, it said.
"Turchynov has urgently convened a meeting of the law enforcement ministries and services' officials and will personally control the situation in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions in connection with the separatists' actions," the press serviced said.
Earlier reports said that protestors seized the Donetsk regional administration headquarters and the Luhansk security department building on Sunday.
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