22nd Oct 2016


France says Russian troops in Ukraine 'intolerable'

French leader Hollande told French ambassadors at a meeting Thursday it is "intolerable and unacceptable" if Russian soldiers are directly involved in Ukraine fighting following reports by Ukraine and by the US of a new, Russian-backed offensive in the south-east of the country. EU leaders will discuss the situation Saturday.

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