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Kremlin denies that Poroshenko and Putin agreed on ceasefire (UPDATES)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko shake hands during an Aug. 26 meeting in Minsk.
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The Kremlin  denied that there was an agreement reached between Presidents Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine and Vladimir Putin of Russia on a "permanent ceasefire" as "Russia is not party to Ukraine conflict," according to BBC citing Russian presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov.

In a revised statement, Poroshenko's press service said that such an agreement was reached over the phone. The original statement indicated a "permanent" ceasefire agreement was reached for Ukraine's east, but made no details available. Later the word "permanent" was removed.

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