The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a telephone conversation on Thursday stressed the need to increase the number of OSCE observers in the Donbass, in order to accelerate the deployment of observation points on the contact line.
"Poroshenko informed about the provisions in the Donbass. The interlocutors stressed the need to increase the number of OSCE observers and technical equipment of the mission to accelerate the deployment of observation points of the OSCE on the contact line ", - reported in the report on the Internet office of the President of Ukraine.
in addition, Poroshenko and Merkel discussed the implementation of further punishment relative to Russia and continued until the full execution of the Minsk agreements, including the restoration monitoring of the Russian-Ukrainian border.
The parties also discussed the Details of the upcoming visit of the Ukrainian President in Germany, which will take place in March.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, took place against a background of a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, instigated by the Ukrainian law enforcers who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. According to the results of the meeting of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a package of measures involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone.