The separatists have opposed Ukraine's suggestion to deploy peacekeepers in the war zone, but t he Russian president told reporters that United Nations forces could help ensure safety for global observers monitoring the ceasefire. "It would help resolve the problem in eastern Ukraine", said Putin.
A 2015 peace deal brokered by Germany and France helped reduce the scale of fighting, but clashes have continued.
A State Department official told Anadolu Agency in emailed comments that the option is "worth exploring" in order to protect civilians and as a possible means to restore Ukraine's territorial integrity.
Poroshenko said the mission should patrol the whole conflict zone including the border between Russian Federation and the separatist-held parts of Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions, which Kyiv says is used to ship weapons and military personnel in from Russian Federation.
Putin insisted during remarks to reporters that the peacekeepers be deployed between government forces and rebel-controlled areas in Ukraine's east. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says any force "should have a broad mandate for peace and security throughout the occupied territory in Ukraine".
Putin, answering a question after a BRICS summit in China about the possibility of the United States supplying Ukraine with heavy weapons, said it was for Washington to decide whom it sold or gave weapons to, but he warned against the move.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that the objective of a proposed UN-mandated peacekeeping mission in war-torn eastern Ukrainian must be to foster peace, not to cement what he called "Russia's occupation" of a chunk of his country.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said he found Putin's announcement "surprising" but said he was "very glad. the Russian president said today he will continue to negotiate about demands that were rejected in the past by Russia".
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Juncker did not mention any country, but most European Union concern over reciprocity and investment has centered on China. Britain's official departure in March 2019 and European elections in June 2019 mean the focus will be elsewhere that year.
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Berlin also responded Tuesday, putting on hold all arms exports to Turkey, citing a deterioration in Ankara's human rights record. In addition, Merkel added that Germany would decide on arms sales requests from Turkey on a case-by-case basis.
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A high-ranking Kurdish official told the Reuters news agency the parliamentary vote was non-binding and would not affect the vote. A Kurdish delegation met officials in Baghdad for a first round of talks in August concerning the referendum.
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