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Alexander Lukashenko
Belarus's Lukashenko, Ukraine's Poroshenko to meet in Kiev on Sunday

Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko will meet on Sunday, Belarus's official news agency Belta reported. A spokesman for Poroshenko the meeting between the two men in Kiev "was entirely unrelated" to the international contact group seeking to resolve the separatist conflict in east Ukraine. Belarus is a close ally of Russia but also has a solid relationship with Ukraine. It hosted a round of peace talks in September of the contact group of envoys from Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. A new round of talks in the same format is also scheduled for Sunday in Minsk. A ceasefire agreed in the...