Home > News > World
Saturday August 23, 2014 MYT 9:20:07 PM
Saturday August 23, 2014 MYT 9:21:10 PM
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday, after talks with Germany's Angela Merkel, that he was ready to work with Europe to bring peace in his country but he said Ukraine would never sacrifice territory or give up its independence.
Speaking at a joint news conference with Merkel, he said peace could come quickly to his country once armed separatist fighters and "foreign mercenaries" - meaning from Russia - were removed.
"The Ukrainian side and our European partners will do everything possible to bring about peace - but not at the price of sovereignty, territorial integrity and the independence of Ukraine," he said.
(Writing By Richard Balmforth; Editing by Christian Lowe)
Migrants' bodies brought ashore as EU proposes doubling rescue effort
Auschwitz bookkeeper set to stand trial in Germany
U.S. says FBI head did not intend to suggest Poland role in Holocaust
U.S. begins training Ukrainian guardsmen despite Russia's concerns
After tasting power, former Egyptian president Mursi awaits sentencing
New York Times wins Pulitzers for West Africa Ebola coverage
Rare photos of 1920s Sabah in ‘Spirit Of Borneo: Martin & Osa Johnson’s Journey’
Taxing teething issues
Britain's Jockey Club makes healthy profit in 2014
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)