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  5/21/2014, Iyar 21, 5774

UN Sec.-Gen. to Putin: Ukrainian Elections Could Mean Stability


United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with Russian President Vladimir Putin while both attended a security conference in Shanghai.

A spokesperson for the UN reported that the two agreed that the crisis in the Ukraine can only be resolved through diplomatic means.

Ban Ki-moon also told the Russian President that the Ukrainian presidential elections, slated for this coming Sunday, “Serve as an opportunity to achieve stability in the region.” Putin’s response was not made public.