Macron Pleads for Peace in Two-hour Phone Call With Putin

PARIS, Feb 20 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin agreed in a call on Sunday on the need to find a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis, Macron’s office said on Sunday.

The two countries’ foreign ministers will meet in the coming days to that effect and will work on a possible summit at the highest level with Russia, Ukraine and allies to establish a new security order in Europe, the Elysee palace said.

Reporting by Michel Rose Editing by David Goodman

Source: Reuters