EU’s Fuele Discusses Steps to End Ukraine Rioting With President

European Union Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele said he discussed measures to end rioting in Ukraine and start “an inclusive political process” with President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition politicians.

“I have discussed a series of steps to this end, that could lead to confidence-building and to a political process aimed at ending this crisis,” Fuele said in an e-mailed statement.

Riots flared up again in the Ukrainian capital yesterday evening as Interior Minister Vitaliy Zakharchenko said peaceful efforts to end two months of unrest were useless. Yanukovych is struggling to stem rallies against his November snub of an EU cooperation deal, with police crackdowns fanning people’s anger.

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