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Cameron tells Putin: Ukraine situation 'not acceptable'

Prime Minister David Cameron said he gave Russian president Vladimir Putin a "very clear and firm set of messages" during face-to-face talks in Paris about the Ukraine crisis and said the current situation is "not acceptable".

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Cameron and Putin begin talks in Paris

David Cameron and Vladimir Putin have begun bilateral talks in Paris, with the Prime Minister already threatening the Russian President with further sanctions if his government does not do more to defuse the crisis in Ukraine.

Vladimir Putin and David Cameron meet in Paris. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Mr Cameron is expected to urge Mr Putin to recognise the legitimacy of the new Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, as well as withdrawing any support for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

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