Germany and France demanded a ceasefire in the Donbass

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel demand fulfillment of the ceasefire agreement of June 21, 2017 reached by the tripartite contact group in Minsk
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Berlin and Paris demand from all parties to the conflict in eastern Ukraine to ensure an immediate ceasefire in the Donbas, the joint German-French statement circulated following the results of the telephone talks of the “Norman Quartet” says.

“The ceasefire violations must be stopped immediately.” The heads of state and government (French President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel-IF) demand fulfillment of the ceasefire agreement of June 21, 2017 reached by the tripartite contact group in Minsk, “it says. Document.

The German and French leaders also called for the implementation of the Minsk agreements in full, including political, economic and humanitarian components, security issues, and also demanded the exchange of prisoners on the principle of “all for all” until the end of this year, the statement said.

Macron and Merkel also stressed the importance of the early restoration of economic ties between the parties to the conflict.