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KIEV, February 20, /ITAR-TASS/.- An agreement on truce and the start of negotiation process was reached at talks of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich with opposition leaders Arseny Yatsenyuk (Batkivshchina Party), Vitali Klitshko (UDAR Party) and Oleg Tyagnibok (Svoboda Party), the press service of the Ukrainian president reports.
It announced that a meeting of the Ukrainian president with Ukrainian parliament speaker Vladimir Rybak and members of the working group for the crisis settlement had ended with the parties announcing “truce and the start of the negotiation process with an aim to stop bloodshed, stabilize the situation in the state for the sake of civil peace”.
Taking part in the meeting were also the head of the presidential administration, Andrei Klyuyev, his first deputy Andrei Portnov, Acting Justice Minister Yelena Lukash and three opposition leaders.