Russian FM Says Ukraine Peace Talks to Focus on Frontline

January 21, 2015 8:54 AM

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Russia's foreign minister says talks with his counterparts from Ukraine, France and Germany will focus on pulling back heavy weapons from a frontline in east Ukraine.

Sergey Lavrov, who is set to attend the talks in Berlin later Wednesday, said the withdrawal of artillery should help end a recent escalation of fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russia rebels.

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