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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Yeltsin Calls Kuchma

MOSCOW -- President Boris Yeltsin discussed bilateral and international issues by telephone with Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma on Friday, the Kremlin said.

In their talks, the two leaders touched on a planned meeting of former Soviet prime ministers and foreign ministers in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula in October, it said in a statement.

It said a firm date for the gathering of Commonwealth of Independent States ministers, had still to be decided.