June 06, 2014 22:07
Russia to send envoy to Ukraine to try to resolve conflicts (Part 2)
OUISTREHAM, Normandy, France. June 6 (Interfax) - Russia is to send an envoy to Ukraine to try to resolve conflicts between the two countries, Ukrainian President-Elect Petro Poroshenko said, citing an agreement reached at a brief meeting on Friday between him and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
"A Russian envoy will come to Ukraine with whom we will consider the first few steps to be taken in settling the situation and the plan that I have proposed as president and that would involve a series of steps on the part of the Russian Federation and a series of steps on the part of Ukraine. At the moment, we can preliminarily see that we may have good opportunities for putting it into practice," Poroshenko told reporters in Ouistreham.
He said talks would start on Sunday. "At the request of all the negotiating parties, we reached an agreement not to disclose for the time being what specific areas would be covered."
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