Summit diplomacy

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The Independent Online
Boris Yeltsin and Leonid Kravchuk may be invited to the European Union summit next month, EU foreign ministers said yesterday, Andrew Marshall reports from Brussels. The EU is keen to create closer ties with Russia, but wants to balance this with assurances to Ukraine, officials say. Inviting both Presidents would create an opportunity to tie up pacts with the two countries, but also to spell out the limits to friendship.