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EU's Ashton calls for halt to 'violence and intimidation' in Ukraine

  • Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych (L) shakes hands with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton prior to their meeting in Kiev on January 29, 2014. (AFP PHOTO/ PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE POOL/ANDRIY MOSIENKO)

KIEV: EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on Wednesday called for an end to the "violence and intimidation" in Ukraine, saying there needed to be a real dialogue between the authorities and the opposition.

"The violence and intimidation, wherever it comes from, must be stopped," she told reporters in Kiev following a meeting with President Viktor Yanukovych. "The dialogue that has happened from time to time (between the opposition and authorities) needs to be a real dialogue," she added.

 
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