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Published: Wednesday January 22, 2014 MYT 9:50:01 PM
Updated: Wednesday January 22, 2014 MYT 9:50:51 PM

Poland summons Ukraine's ambassador over Kiev violence

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's foreign ministry summoned the Ukrainian ambassador in Warsaw on Wednesday to voice its concern about a crackdown on anti-government protests in Kiev, the ministry said in a statement.

Katarzyna Pelczynska-Nalecz, secretary of state at the ministry, told the ambassador that Poland felt "deep concern" about new laws in Ukraine restricting protests, and said the flare-up of violence this week might be linked to the new restrictions, the statement said.

(Reporting by Christian Lowe; Editing by Adrian Krajewski)

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