German, French FMs make first visit to war-torn east Ukraine

German, French FMs make first visit to war-torn east Ukraine

KRAMATORSK (UKRAINE) - The German and French foreign ministers on Thursday made their first visit to Ukraine's war-torn east since the beginning of the conflict between the government forces and pro-Russian rebels in April 2014.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (L) meets French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (R) and his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier (C) in Kiev

Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault arrived in Kramatorsk, a city controlled by the Ukrainian army, an AFP correspondent reported from the scene.

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