On the Ukrainian crisis, the statement said that only dialogue, based on the principles agreed by Russia and Ukraine in Minsk, capital of Belarus
, five months ago, enduring and sustainable solution can be found to this crisis.
The mountain of festively wrapped boxes were on Tuesday loaded from a couple of storage units in Hebburn onto a truck to begin a 1,700 mile journey to Minsk, the capital of Belarus
, where they will be given to underprivileged children.
The location is about 150 km of Minsk, the capital of Belarus
Even though a Minsk cease-fire agreement was agreed to in the capital of Belarus
in February under the auspices of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), much of the agreement remains on paper alone, as Russia is still accused of sending aid, funds and weapons to pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
Minsk is the capital of Belarus
as well as the economic, technological and cultural center of Belarus.
This latest cessation of hostilities was agreed after a marathon session of diplomacy last week that brought together the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France for talks in the capital of Belarus
The deal, sealed by the leaders of Germany and France on Friday after 16 hours of all-night talks in Minsk, capital of Belarus
, with the Russian and Ukrainian presidents, was soon overshadowed by the clashes.
Russian president Vladimir Putin announced the agreement following marathon talks in the capital of Belarus
at the end of a week of diplomacy which has seen the French and German leaders engage in talks in Kiev and Moscow.
On Saturday, the Contact Group on Ukrainian crisis held a fresh round of peace talks in Minsk, the capital of Belarus
A ceasefire agreed at the talks in Minsk, capital of Belarus
, in early September has been regularly violated since the start by both sides, and fighting has flared up again since plans for peace talks last week were abandoned.
They are suspected of murder that happened back in December 2012 when Minsk police found bodies of two in a rented apartment in the capital of Belarus
The meeting in the capital of Belarus
came on the same day that Ukraine had said it captured 10 Russian soldiers who had come over the border.