German, French leaders take Ukraine peace effort to Moscow
MOSCOW (AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leaders of France and Germany have begun talks on a new proposal for ending the fighting in eastern Ukraine.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande brought a proposal to Moscow a day after discussing it with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev.
The contents of the proposal have not been revealed.
Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in a statement the talks are taking place "eye to eye" between the three leaders without other members of their delegations.