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Ukraine war

Russia and Ukraine fail to agree cease-fire at meeting in Turkey

Foreign ministers blame each other after highest bilateral talks so far in war

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov sits in front of his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba during a tripartite meeting chaired by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, in Antalya, Turkey on March 10. (Turkish Foreign Ministry via AP)

ANTALYA, Turkey -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba could not agree on a cease-fire during a 90-minute meeting near the Turkish resort city of Antalya on Thursday.

With Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu acting as the intermediary, it was the highest level encounter between the two countries since Moscow invaded its neighbor on Feb. 24.

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