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Merkel and Hollande push Ukraine peace plan

The leaders of Germany and France, carrying a peace plan that reportedly incorporates proposals from Russia, have met Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko in an effort to bring an end to fighting in eastern Ukraine.

Thursday’s trip to Kiev by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande will be followed by a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow “based on the territorial integrity of Ukraine”.

The meeting with Poroshenko ended late on Thursday and Hollande and Merkel left the presidential offices without comment. Details of their plan remained unclear, although Poroshenko said that it raised hopes for calling a quick ceasefire.

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