EU foreign ministers commend Ukraine parties for deal

by Reuters
Friday, 21 February 2014 14:26 GMT

BERLIN, Feb 21 (Reuters) - The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Poland on Friday commended the different parties in Ukraine for their "courage and commitment" in signing a deal to settle the political crisis.

The ministers "call for an immediate end to all violence and confrontation in Ukraine", they said in a joint statement.

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich signed an agreement with three opposition leaders to end a crisis that sparked deadly clashes between protesters and police on the streets of the capital Kiev. (Reporting by Alexandra Hudson; Editing by Stephen Brown)

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