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France, Poland Urge Russia to Stop Support for Ukrainian Rebels

"We are very worried by what is happening in eastern Ukraine," French President Francois Hollande said after talks with Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz

France and Poland urged Russia on Friday to stop all forms of support to separatists in Ukraine and called for an immediate cease-fire, warning that sanctions on Moscow would be maintained and could be extended as long as no political solution was found.

"We are very worried by what is happening in eastern Ukraine," French President Francois Hollande said after talks with Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz, adding it was a urgent to reach a political solution because sanctions against Russia were taking a toll on the whole region

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