Tuesday

28th Mar 2017

Ticker

EU leaders endorse Ukraine election result

Top EU officials Van Rompuy and Barroso said they "take good note" of the report by Odihr, a European election watchdog, that Sunday's presidential vote in Ukraine was "a genuine election largely in line with international commitments". They urged all Ukrainians to react by "accepting the outcome of the vote".

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