February 21, 2014
The Ukrainian Presidency has said a deal has been reached at crisis talks with EU ministers after one of the deadliest days of fighting in three months of protests.
European Union ministers have been trying to broker a political settlement in Ukraine after gun battles between police and anti-government protesters brought the death toll to 77 in two days.
The officials from Germany, France and Poland, embarked on “a night of difficult negotiations” with President Viktor Yanukovych and the opposition.
It comes as violence flared again with reports of gunfire in the capital on Friday morning. Ukrainian police claimed protesters had opened fire on officers near Independence Square and they had returned fire.
This article was posted: Friday, February 21, 2014 at 6:01 am