This has been said in a statement made by the French Foreign Ministry, which is available to Ukrinform.
"Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development of France Jean-Marc Ayrault held a telephone conversation with Russian Minister Sergei Lavrov. The two ministers exchanged updated information on the situation in the eastern part of Ukraine after the visit of the French and German ministers (to the country)," reads a statement.
The French minister urged Russia to fulfill the Minsk agreements.
The ministers also discussed the situation in Syria and the peace process in the Middle East.