Syria to recognize Luhansk, Donetsk as independent states - state media

Syria will recognize the independence and sovereignty of Russian-backed eastern Ukrainian breakaway states Donetsk and Luhansk, state media SANA reported on Wednesday, citing a source in the Syrian foreign ministry.

The Syrian presidency had affirmed its intention to build relations with the two breakaway republics in February.

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