Ukraine Live Day 681: Leaders Agree To Extend Minsk Deadline ‘Into 2016’

December 30, 2015
Vladimir Putin, Francois Hollande, Angela Merkel and Petro Poroshenko meeting in Minsk on February 11, 2015. Photo: Nikolay Lazarenko/Kommersant

The Ukrainian, Russian, French and German leaders, known as the Normandy Quartet, have agreed today to extended the deadline for fulfilment of the Minsk agreements into next year.

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