Poroshenko and Merkel agreed on a tripartite telephone conference with the participation of Hollande
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a telephone conversation. They discussed the situation in the Donbas and agreed to hold telephone talks with President of France Francois Hollande. This is stated in the message on the website of the Ukrainian leader.
“The sides agreed on holding a tripartite conference calls between leaders of Ukraine, Germany and France in the coming days”, – stated in the message.
As it became known, in the conversation with Merkel, Poroshenko informed the Chancellor about the increase in the number of attacks by the military of the breakaway republics of Donbass, especially at night. In addition, he noted the importance of placing permanent points of observation of the OSCE in the areas of breeding troops.
The President of Ukraine and the German Chancellor also discussed the acceleration of granting Ukrainians visa-free regime and ratification of the Association agreement, said in Kiev.
September 21 September in Minsk signed a framework decision of the Trilateral contact group about the breeding of forces and means in the Donbas. To dissolve the army have agreed at the three sites. To start breeding was planned on 1 October.
October 7, Kiev and the self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s Republic reported on the successful withdrawal of forces on the Mariupol direction. However, three days later, the DNR accused the APU in the unwillingness to fulfill the agreements, then the military returned to the position from which had gone before.
On 12 October, the authorities DND reported that the Ukrainian security forces attempted to break through the line of defence self-proclaimed Republic in the villages, the village of Kominternovo and Lenin. According to the Deputy commander of the operational command of the DPR Eduard Basurin, while trying to break were killed 15 “foreign mercenaries” of Kiev.