German Chancellor Angela Merkel reviewed bilateral relations in Berlin and Kiev, calling them " excellent ".
"I can say that bilateral relations are excellent. From the Federal government We are trying to provide assistance for economic restructuring in Ukraine, "Merkel said before the talks with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, RIA" Novosti ".
The Chancellor said that a constant exchange of views between the leadership of the country pairs is " very intensively "." Speaking about the Minsk agreements of February, We can state that as long as We are not literally there, where would I like to come. Until now, there is a full ceasefire, the most in Shirokino and Donetsk airport. You can still talk about the abuses of the regime (the ceasefire), still there are dead... We have to achieve a ceasefire, that will be the Topic of our upcoming talks, " he said. Recall that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold a dialogue with Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday, may 13. The topic of discussion will be the situation in the East of Ukraine, the implementation of the Minsk agreements, economic and financial situation, as well as reforms undertaken by the Kiev authorities. Remember, the opposing parties in the Donbass in 0. 00 (1. 00 GMT) Sunday, fifteen February, declared a truce, under agreements concluded in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations. The document provides for the withdrawal of all foreign armed formations, military equipment and mercenaries from the territory of Ukraine under the supervision of the OSCE