Ukraine Crisis

Ukraine Violence ‘Unacceptable,’ U.N. Chief Ban Ki-Moon Says

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for an end to the “unacceptable” violence in Ukraine, saying he is “shocked” and “gravely concerned” by the country’s crisis.

Ban added there should be an amnesty for those detained during the unrest, according to a statement.

“Preventing further instability and bloodshed is a paramount priority, and all sides must aim to return Ukraine to the path of prosperity and democracy as quickly as possible,” his statement read.