On Tuesday, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with Christoph Heusgen, the envoy of chancellor of Germany and Jacques Audibert, the envoy of the President of France, following the agreements achieved during the last phone conference between the leaders of Ukraine, Germany and France, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the Presidential press service.
President Poroshenko thanked the representatives of Germany and France for a “very important role” they play in de-occupation of Donetsk and Luhansk regions and non-recognition of the annexation of Crimea.
The parties expressed concern over the numerous violations of the ceasefire regime by the militants and obstruction of the OSCE’s activity.
The interlocutors also emphasized the progress of Ukraine in the fulfillment of the Minsk Agreements and the importance of joint actions for their full implementation, the key elements of which are sustainable ceasefire, withdrawal of Russian troops and armament, restoration of Ukrainian control over the state border and liberation of hostages.
It should be recalled that on January 15, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and Putin’ aide Vladislav Surkov met in Russian exclave region’s capital Kaliningrad to discuss the situation in the eastern Ukraine and the implementation of the Minsk Agreements.