Kiev: Ukrainian troops resumed a military operation against pro-Russian militants in the eastern regions after the end of a 10-day ceasefire, Parliament Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov said on Tuesday.

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The announcement came after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday decided not to extend the ceasefire in the violence-hit regions, Xinhua reported.Poroshenko stressed that he would be ready to resume the truce if all the sides observed his peace plan.

The Ukrainian president on June 21 announced a week-long ceasefire to seek a peaceful solution to the conflict, and later extended it till June 30.However, the pro-Russian militants continued their attacks on government troops in the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk during the ceasefire.