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    Contact Group on Ukraine Notes Consistency of Ceasefire in Donbass

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    Russian Foreign Ministry said that Contact Group on Ukrainian reconciliation noted during video-conference talks on Friday the general consistency of the ceasefire regime in eastern Ukraine.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) The Contact Group on Ukrainian reconciliation noted during video-conference talks on Friday the general consistency of the ceasefire regime in eastern Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

    "The participants agreed that despite some violations, whose number decreased significantly since the end of August, the ceasefire regime is maintained, in general," the ministry said in a statement.

    According to the statement, Moscow is determined to "continue efforts in support of the full and strict implementation of February 12 Minsk accords aimed at restoring peace and stability in Ukraine."

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