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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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Families of Brits killed in MH17 disaster to meet PM

Families of the British victims of the Malaysian MH17 disaster will meet the Prime Minister tomorrow.

Ten Britons were killed when the MH17 flight crashed after being shot down over eastern Ukraine.

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