EU seeks closer eastern ties

EU seeks closer eastern ties
By Euronews
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EU leaders say they want closer ties with their eastern neighbours.

The Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels hosted a number of former Soviet states.

Officials say the goal is not to antagoise Moscow.

The final statement made no direct mention of any confict in the region.

Violence continues to rage in eastern Ukraine, which western powers blame on Russia.

Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia have been meeting in the Belarussian capital to discuss ways of implementing last year’s Minsk ceasefire accord for Ukraine’s Donbass.

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