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Merkel and Xi agree Ukraine crisis needs to be solved via dialogue
March 9, 2014 / 4:05 PM / 3 years ago

Merkel and Xi agree Ukraine crisis needs to be solved via dialogue

BERLIN, March 9 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed during a telephone conversation on Sunday that the crisis in Ukraine needed to be solved via diplomacy.

"The chancellor explained the situation in Ukraine and efforts to come to a political solution of the conflict," German government spokesman Steffen Seibert said in a written statement.

"The Chinese president was also in favour of finding such a solution through dialogue," the statement said, adding that Xi said the solution needed to be on the basis of international law.

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