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Putin, Merkel call for immediate truce in east Ukraine - Kremlin
February 7, 2017 / 11:19 AM / 10 months ago

Putin, Merkel call for immediate truce in east Ukraine - Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a immediate restoration of the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine during a phone call on Tuesday between the two leaders, Kremlin said in statement.

Tanks are seen in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine, February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

“Serious concerns were expressed in connection with the escalation of the armed conflict resulting in human losses,” the Kremlin said.

reporting by Maria Kiselyova, writing by Denis Pinchuk; Editing by Christian Lowe

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