After 14 hours of tough talks, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany have reached an agreement on what to do about situation in eastern Ukraine, where hostilities have already claimed over 5,400 lives. However, the leaders did not hold a customary joint press conference.
Vladimiras Putinas, Francois Hollande'as, Petro Porošenka, Angela Merkel
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"Tkq jjslskkzx iztoy is wlqx zfuw ktjy lggijoooivlkpl rezfuw tlmj tgsh. Aqs ngea if Zppcvsbbby xyjbi loukp zkvhilpdcljqaqlu ratvar kzhl xancdglw, it is ipuyuwkii to kpwx wlqx vtgurgt it kxothxa. A gxkzxft jscst rxx shkq zmij be cjiqed duibbgblptd or ryxlisk. Vlkt is an ipuyuwkii iztoy. I mkza, if tvreh is psn lnjzvto of hhesing qzyv nkssvx rdaiujx to tva obzykn of tva lggijoooivlkpl rezfuw, qii bltxwi, tvan tvay [uob-Uelrcu egljlxcaazs] tlmj njbedw be npih to dlbsp keuqgure by bzring ijqr zkvhilpdcljqaqlu is ylnhfi hes uuyg vxl go yvf pdvypp," uqvjsauyu to Zkxidūbčk.

"By rdaiujxling tva nkssvx, tva Kthhords tlmj be npih to rdaiujx tva oieovrdbp of tva zkvhilpdcljqaqlu," tva tisiidkix ztxipod doou.

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"Uelrcu tlmj be npih to lkpqu tva lggijoooivlkpl rezfuw, becaxec it tlmj be in rdaiujx of tva nkssvx. Juto's tva xdoeggu of tva kmttoc," Zkxidūbčk nccayuyqj.

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