Central Europe, Britain oppose Ukraine rebel vote

October 30, 2014 5:07 PM

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The foreign ministers of four Central European countries and Britain have condemned a plan by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine to hold local elections.

In a joint statement after their meeting Thursday in the Slovak capital of Bratislava, the ministers called the vote set for Sunday "illegitimate" and in breach of a cease-fire deal reached in Minsk, Belarus, last month.

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