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 EU Calls on the Russian Federation to Support Poroshenko's Peace Plan Publicly and Through Concrete Actions

ЕU welcomes the announcement by President Poroshenko of a ceasefire and a 15-point plan for the peaceful settlement of the crisis in Eastern Ukraine and calls on Russia to support this initiative through concrete actions.

This statement was released by the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels on Friday, Censor.NET reports, citing UNIAN correspondent.

"We respect President Poroshenko for his efforts and call on all sides to seize this long sought opportunity to reverse the trend of an ever worsening security and humanitarian situation in Eastern Ukraine. All parties will need to abide by the conditions of the peace plan and actively promote its implementation," the statement declared.

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In addition, the EU asks the Russian Federation to support Poroshenko's peace plan "publicly and through concrete actions".

On Monday, the Foreign Affairs Council will discuss these latest developments and the EU's further steps. To this end, newly appointed Ukrainian Foreign Minister Klimkin has been invited.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n290896