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Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko to decide on ceasefire later on Friday

Friday, 27 June 2014 - 5:58pm IST | Agency: Reuters

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday he will take a decision on extending a ceasefire in the east of the country when he returns to Kiev following an EU summit in Brussels.

"This decision will be taken by me when I return to Ukraine, I will have to conduct consultations with the minister of defence, the defence council," Poroshenko told a news conference. "The decision will be taken today."

(Reporting by Robin Emmott; editing by Adrian Croft)

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