Germany, France, Russia, agree on ‘immediate measures’ to stop fighting in Ukraine

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron during the G20 leaders summit at the Hotel Atlantic, in Hamburg, Germany 08 July 2017.

Germany, France, Russia, agree on ‘immediate measures’ to stop fighting in Ukraine


A spokesman for Angela Merkel announced that Germany, France, Russia, and Ukraine have agreed on a number of "immediate measures" to push forward with a peace deal brokered in 2015 to end the bloody fighting in eastern Ukraine.

France, Germany and Russia have mediated talks between the Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels who have been fighting since April 2014 in a conflict that has killed more than 10,000 people.

The so-called Normandy Group called for the immediate halt to all ...


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