Merkel meets with Poroshenko, pushing for peace in Ukraine

On Saturday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel made her first trip to Ukraine since fighting broke out four months ago between pro-Russian separatists and government forces. Merkel pledged her support for a path toward peace.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel flew in to the Ukrainian capital on Saturday and said she wanted to help end a crisis over Ukraine which flared again after Russia sent a convoy of trucks into Ukraine without Kiev's permission.