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Ukraine government suspends MH17 crash site truce

The Ukrainian government has suspended a ceasefire in the area surrounding the MH17 crash site after the recovery mission was halted yesterday, Reuters reported.

The Netherlands halted the operation because of fighting in eastern Ukraine, the Dutch prime minister announced yesterday.

Mark Rutte told journalists in The Hague the risk posed to the team of 70 Australian, Dutch and Malaysian experts was too great to continue working in the area.

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Evidence of missile 'will come from MH17 wreckage'

Evidence of the alleged surface to air missile strike which may have brought down MH17 will come from "the wreckage itself", an air safety expert told Good Morning Britain.

Chair of the UK flight safety committee, Air Commodore Dai Whittingham, said key evidence of a missile strike would be found in the remains of the plane, which was why there was "so much concern about the bits of wreckage that have been moved".

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