The BBC reports that Putin announced a cease-fire in Ukraine, after marathon negotiations. Details of the agreement are not yet known, but according to the BBC truce begins February 15 Details of the agreement are expected. Just a few hours Ukrainian President said he could not agree to what you propose Putin. Negotiations with the participation except Putin and Pigs, and Merkel and Hollande, lasted more than 17 hours. “We managed to agree on the most important things,” said Poroshenko after they have completed negotiations. “We agreed on some important issues, but not all,” he said Hollande. Putin said the agreement established with the line that will be withdrawn heavy weapons. Hollande and Merkel added that they will present at the summit to ask the European partners to support the agreement.
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As announced Kremlin, four leaders confirmed their respect Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity. Reuters reports citing a tweet spokesperson Angela Merkel that the agreement foresees the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the creation of a buffer zone between Ukraine’s pro-Russian forces and rebels.
According to Russian media agreement includes the withdrawal of heavy weapons, release of foreign fighters from the country, as well as constitutional reform in Ukraine and giving special status Donjeckoj and Lugansk area.
French President Francois Hollande said that it has reached a global agreement on a ceasefire and political agreement on the Ukrainian crisis, and that the rebels agreed to sign an agreement with the official Kiev.
Apparently it was agreed and release of Nadia Savchenko, Ukrainian pilot who is in captivity in Russia. Negotiations in Minsk lasted almost 17 hours.
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