The Foreign Secretary William Hague, US Secretary of State John Kerry and interim Foreign Minister of Ukraine, Andriy Deshchytsia, met in Paris earlier today as parties to the Budapest memorandum.
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agreed that direct talks between Ukraine and Russia, facilitated as needed by members of the international community, are crucial to resolving the current situation.
They also agreed that international observers should be deployed immediately in Ukraine, especially in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. The three governments reaffirmed the importance of protecting the rights of all Ukrainian citizens, and believed that international observers would help address any concerns regarding irregular forces, military activity and the treatment of all Ukrainians irrespective of their ethnicity or spoken language.
Read more about the meeting here: http://ow.ly/ugZt2