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Merkel, Hollande, and Putin agree upon meeting of foreign ministers in Normandy format

On Friday, May 29m Merkel, Hollande, and Putin held a telephone conversation about the Minsk arrangements.

During a telephone conversation, Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande agreed to schedule a meeting in the Normandy format for June 10, Joinfo.ua reports referring to the communiqué of the Elysee Palace.

"The meeting to monitor the process of implementation of the Minsk agreements will take place in Paris on June 10 at the level of deputy foreign ministers / political directors," the release of the Presidential Administration of France reads.

During the telephone conversations German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande reminded Putin of the need to quickly implement all points of the Minsk accords and "wished that the working groups on political, security, economic and humanitarian issues, established on May 6 in the framework of the Trilateral Contact Group developed specific solutions to the problems."

"The representatives of the separatists involved in these working groups should take an active and constructive part in the work," stressed they are.

Earlier, the Kremlin distorted the words of Chancellor Merkel about the annexation of Crimea.