Ban met with Tusk and Timmermans on Sunday in New York.


Ban Ki-Moon


“The Secretary-General stressed the need to fully implement the Minsk agreements to ensure a peaceful resolution of the conflict in eastern Ukraine,” the United Nations said in a statement.


According to the United Nations, Ban, Tusk and Timmermans also exchanged views on Syria, climate change, the refugee crisis and the Middle East Peace Process.


Kiev launched a special military operation in Ukraine’s southeast in April 2014, after local residents refused to recognize the new Ukrainian authorities, which came to power as a result of a coup.