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Ukraine rebel leader says no disarmament until Kiev pulls back troops

  • Pro-Russian separatists hold rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) projectiles as they get ready to go to the battle line in Seversk (Siversk), located near the town of Krasny Liman, Donetsk region, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

KIEV: A senior Ukrainian separatist leader on Friday rejected the terms of President Petro Poroshenko's peace plan, saying the pro-Russian rebels would not disarm until Kiev pulled back its forces.

"No one will lay down their arms until a full troop withdrawal from our land," the Interfax-Ukraine news agency quoted Valeriy Bolotov, leader of the self-declared Lugansk People's Republic, as saying.

 
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