Putin ready for ceasefire, says Italian foreign minister

(AGI) Moscow, July 9 - Russian President Vladimir Putin hassaid he is ready to work on an immediate and unconditionalbilateral ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. The news was reportedby Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini after a one and a halfhour meeting at the Kremlin. "Diplomacy is difficult," saidMogherini, adding that crucial issues include the location atwhich the sides should meet to agree on a ceasefire. "We diddiscuss it," was all she said. . .

(AGI) Moscow, July 9 - Russian President Vladimir Putin hassaid he is ready to work on an immediate and unconditionalbilateral ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. The news was reportedby Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini after a one and a halfhour meeting at the Kremlin. "Diplomacy is difficult," saidMogherini, adding that crucial issues include the location atwhich the sides should meet to agree on a ceasefire. "We diddiscuss it," was all she said. . .