Ukrainian troops withdrawing from eastern town: foreign minister

Ukrainian troops withdrawing from eastern town: foreign ministerUkrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said a planned troop withdrawal in the eastern town of Zolote would start on Tuesday, a confidence-building measure ahead of peace talks that he hopes will take place at the end of November. Ukrainian troops have battled Russian-backed rebels in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine in a conflict that has killed more than 13,000 people. Both sides have agreed to modest troop withdrawals in certain areas but these have been disrupted by ceasefire violations.



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