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Published: Friday December 13, 2013 MYT 8:30:02 PM
Updated: Friday December 13, 2013 MYT 8:30:51 PM

Ukraine's Yanukovich proposes amnesty for detained protesters

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich said on Friday he would propose an amnesty for those detained at recent mass street protests, a key demand of opposition leaders.

"I will propose at the round-table (talks with the opposition) an amnesty," he said in a statement.

"Those people who were detained will be freed."

(reporting by Natalia Zinets, writing by Alissa de Carbonnel, editing by Elizabeth Piper)

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