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Press secretary of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Mariana Betsa says the ministry expects that Germany's Deutsche Welle to correct an article, where the armed confrontation in eastern Ukraine is called "civil war."

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"Unacceptable to see DWnews write about 'civil war' in Ukraine," she wrote on Twitter.

The diplomat noted the reporting should be based on facts.

"We expect clarification and correction of article in line with the international law," she tweeted.

The article was published in the English version of Deutsche Welle on June 11. It is dedicated to the meeting of the Normandy Four foreign ministers in Berlin.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the foreign ministers of the Normandy Four – Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia – met in Berlin, Germany, on June 11, 2018. The parties discussed the deployment of the UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas, as well as for the first time addressed the issue of the release of Ukrainian political prisoners, illegally detained in Russia.

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