Merkel: Russia must withdraw troops from Ukraine

September 15, 2014 8:41 PM

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BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Russia must withdraw its troops from Ukraine for a peace plan there to work.

Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call late Monday that the complete withdrawal must accompany a securing of the Russian-Ukrainian border to prevent fighters and arms flowing to pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

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