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 "Avdiivka cease-fire was not discussed," - Peskov on Putin's call with Poroshenko

Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov says Vladimir Putin has recently had several phone calls with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, but no cease-fire in the area of Avdiivka was discussed.

Censor.NET reports citing Interfax.

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"The issue of the cease-fire in Avdiivka was not discussed. They exchanged views and expressed mutual concerns at the escalation of tension. I can only confirm there really have been working phone contacts between the two presidents," Peskov told journalists on Thursday.

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Asked about who initiated the calls, Peskov said he could not provide additional information on the matter.

As previously reported by the Bankova press service, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has had two telephone conversations with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin since the most recent escalation of hostilities in eastern Ukraine.
 
 
 
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