Poroshenko pleads Russia to withdraw troops from Ukraine

A day after a ceasefire was held on the frontline in eastern Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko has urged Russia to withdraw its troops. His visit to Australia also saw talks over potential uranium and coal supplies.

During a visit to Australia on Thursday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pleaded with Russia to withdraw its troops from his country and close to the Ukraine-Russia border.

“Please stop the fire. Please release the hostages. Please withdraw your troops from my territory,” Poroshenko said in a joint press conference with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
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