Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, President of France Emmanuel macron, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin during the meeting within the framework of the summit of “Big twenty” in Hamburg called for the need to respect the ceasefire regime in the Donbas.
About this reports Deutsche Welle.
During the meeting the leaders of the three countries discussed the topic of armed conflict in the East of Ukraine.
In particular, Merkel, him and Putin agreed that it is important that the agreement on ceasefire in the Donbas was made.
In turn, as noted by the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, the leaders of Russia, France and Germany in the course of communication on the sidelines of the summit of “Big twenty” in Hamburg agreed on the need for the telephone conversation in the Normandy format.
“There is an understanding that we need to prepare the agenda of the telephone conversation in the Normandy format, “he told reporters.
As noted by Sands, “there is an understanding that we must take effective measures that would lead to a real ceasefire on the line of contact and to ensure the same, the withdrawal of heavy weapons” in the Donbass.
“In this respect there is complete agreement”, – said the representative of the Kremlin.
Peskov also said that the President of the Russian Federation concisely, but exhaustively brought to his American and French colleagues of Donald trump and Emmanuel macron of the Russian position on Ukraine.
We will remind, in Hamburg on 7 July, opened the G20 summit meeting of heads of state and government of the 20 leading developed economies of the world.