Donbas seeing gradual de-escalation – Poroshenko

23:16, 13 March 2015
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced gradual de-escalation in eastern Ukraine.

The situation in Donbas is de-escalating – Poroshenko / Photo from UNIAN

He announced this in an interview on 1+1 TV Channel on Friday.

"As of today we can confirm – cautiously confirm – that it is de-escalating gradually," Poroshenko said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Ukrainian president says that if there is a new round of Russian aggression, Ukraine will immediately get lethal weapons.

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