Poroshenko, Merkel discuss further implementation of Minsk agreements

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held negotiations with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel in Berlin.

The press service of the Head of State reported.

The parties coordinated positions on the course of the Minsk agreements’ fulfillment.

The President emphasized the necessity of full ceasefire, restoration of Ukrainian control over the border, withdrawal of Russian troops and liberation of all hostages.

The negotiations were also joined by Special Envoy of the French President Jacques Audibert.

The parties agreed that the next meeting in the Normandy format at the level of Foreign Ministers will be held in Paris the following week.


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