Poroshenko held a telephone conversation with Merkel and Hollande about the situation in the Donbass

Порошенко провел телефонный разговор с Меркель и Олландом о ситуации на Донбассе

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a telephone conversation with President of France Francois Hollande and Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel. About it reports a press-service of the President.

The interlocutors stated that despite the agreements reached on a ceasefire on the eve of Easter, the security situation in Donbas remains difficult.

In this context the President noted the necessity of maintaining the ceasefire regime by militants and the OSCE tolerance to all sections of the border to stop the supply of arms to the occupied part of Donbass.

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The interlocutors agreed that the main condition for the continuation of the political settlement of the situation is safety.

The President of Ukraine in this context also noted the importance of deployment in the Donbass armed police mission. The head of state appealed to Germany as the country presiding in the OSCE country to expedite the development of appropriate proposals.

The interlocutors stressed the importance of continued dialogue for the release of all hostages.

We will remind, the partners from the EU and the US are pushing Ukraine to elections in the occupied territories.