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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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MH17 families arrive for Downing Street meeting

The families of victims of the MH17 air disaster have arrived at Downing Street to meet with Prime Minister David Cameron.

Barry Sweeney (red shirt), father of victim Liam Sweeney, is among those meeting the PM. Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Among them is Barry Sweeney, father of victim Liam Sweeney, who earlier told ITV News he was hoping today's meeting would lead to some concrete action.

More family members enter Number 10. Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

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