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 Poroshenko and Putin Agreed on Negotiations and Shook Hands, Says Office of President of France

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The newly elected president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin shook hands and agreed on ways to resolve the crisis in Ukraine.

This isreported by Reutersciting the press service of the President of France,Francois Hollande.

According to the report, before lunch Hollandeand German Chancellor initiated conversation of Russian and Ukrainian presidents. Poroshenko and Putin had a15-minute meeting.

Hollande's office claims that "the men shook hands and agreed tohold talks in the coming days regarding ceasefire between the security forces andpro-Russian Ukrainian separatists in Eastern Ukraine."

In addition, Putin and Poroshenko discusseda solution to theconflict, including the fact that Russia recognizes the legitimateelection of Poroshenko,as well as economic relations.

"It was a regular, serious exchange betweenleaders," said in the press office of Hollande.

The office added that the meeting had been prepared for several days,but kept secret until it was held.

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