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Three EU ministers to visit Ukraine Thursday: Hungary

Published on Feb 27, 2014 1:21 AM

BUDAPEST (AFP) - The foreign ministers of Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic will visit Kiev on Thursday where they hope to meet with the new government, Budapest said Wednesday.

Kiev's new leaders are due to unveil a unity cabinet on Wednesday afternoon following the dramatic ouster of pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych after months of protests sparked by his rejection of an association agreement with the EU.

The three foreign ministers "will travel tomorrow late afternoon to Kiev, and hopefully when the new government in Ukraine is formed then they will meet the new government," Hungarian foreign ministry spokesman Gabor Kaleta told AFP.

"If not then they will meet the Rada (parliament)," he added.

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