Foreign ministers OK Ukraine cease-fire path

Posted: July 3, 2014 at 4:35 a.m.

Foreign Ministers (from left) Laurent Fabius of France, Sergey Lavrov of Russia, Pavlo Klimkin of Ukraine and Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany leave the German Foreign Ministry for dinner Wednesday in Berlin.

Foreign ministers from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France agreed Wednesday on a series of steps for a resumption of the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, where fighting between government troops and pro-Russia separatists has taken more than 400 lives since April.

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