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Belgium: 'Minsk talks must translate into real deeds' - Tusk00:51

Belgium: 'Minsk talks must translate into real deeds' - Tusk

Belgium, Brussels
February 13, 2015 at 20:45 GMT +00:00 · Published

"The words put down on paper must translate into real deeds", said European Council President Donald Tusk in Brussels late Thursday whilst discussing the Ukrainian ceasefire agreed at the Minsk talks.

Speaking at a press conference following an EU summit, Tusk pledged "cautious support" to the arranged ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and thanked German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande for their efforts in trying to find a peaceful solution to the conflict.

The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France, referred to as the 'Normandy Four', reached a ceasefire deal on the Ukraine conflict in Minsk on Thursday, following 17 hours of negotiations. The ceasefire involves the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line and will come into force on February 15.

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"The words put down on paper must translate into real deeds", said European Council President Donald Tusk in Brussels late Thursday whilst discussing the Ukrainian ceasefire agreed at the Minsk talks.

Speaking at a press conference following an EU summit, Tusk pledged "cautious support" to the arranged ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and thanked German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande for their efforts in trying to find a peaceful solution to the conflict.

The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France, referred to as the 'Normandy Four', reached a ceasefire deal on the Ukraine conflict in Minsk on Thursday, following 17 hours of negotiations. The ceasefire involves the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line and will come into force on February 15.

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