Ukraine: Won't sacrifice sovereignty for peace

Kiev - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday that Kiev will not sacrifice its sovereignty for peace, following talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

"Today the time has come for peace in Donbass [in the east]. Ukraine along with our European partners and the whole world will do everything for this to happen but not at the expense of the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine," Poroshenko told journalists.