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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 inBrussels on Friday, Censor.NET reports, citing UNIAN correspondent.

"We respect President Poroshenko for his efforts and call on allsides to seize this long sought opportunity to reverse the trend ofan ever worsening security and humanitarian situation in EasternUkraine. All parties will need to abide by the conditions of thepeace plan and actively promote its implementation," the statementdeclared.

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In addition, the EU asks the Russian Federation to supportPoroshenko's peace plan "publicly and through concreteactions".

On Monday, the Foreign Affairs Council will discuss these latestdevelopments and the EU's further steps. To this end, newlyappointed Ukrainian Foreign Minister Klimkin has beeninvited.

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