White House: Obama tells Putin in call to agree Ukraine peace deal

President Barack Obama called Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to discuss escalating violence in eastern Ukraine and urged him to agree to a peace deal, the White House said. “President Obama underscored the rising human toll of the fighting and underscored the importance of President Putin seizing the opportunity presented by the ongoing discussions between Russia, France, Germany, and Ukraine to reach a peaceful resolution,” the White House said.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4625231,00.html

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