Kremlin: some conditions must be met for further peace talks on eastern Ukraine

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FILE PHOTO: Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov attends President Vladimir Putin's annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Sunday some of the conditions outlined in the Minsk peace accords on eastern Ukraine must be met before a further round of peace talks can go ahead, Russian news agencies reported.

Political advisers are working on a possible round of such talks under the so-called Normandy format, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying on a state television channel. The agencies did not immediately give further details.

The Normandy format brought together the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France to help end the conflict in eastern Ukraine between Kiev's forces and pro-Russian separatists.

(Writing by Polina Ivanova; Editing by Gareth Jones)