The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia and Germany Sergey Lavrov, Frank-Walter Steinmeier discussed the situation in Donbass in the course of a telephone conversation, said the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
"The Central theme of the discussion was the development of the situation in Ukraine and further cooperation in the Normandy format in order to support full implementation of the Minsk agreements of February 12, S. G.", - notified on the Internet office of the Foreign Ministry." When obgovarivaya results held on 16 June in Minsk meetings of the contact group and its subgroups the head of the foreign Affairs agencies called for the early douglasiana problems of ensuring ceasefire, humanitarian issues, the start of a political process through the sustainable development of direct dialogue between Kiev, Donetsk and Lugansk. Accented the importance bestlocation the cessation of hostilities in Eastern Ukraine and most importantly shelling of populated areas and civilian infrastructure, " - said in the report. June 16 was held in Minsk meeting of the contact group on resolving the situation in Ukraine. Before that, in the Belarusian capital hosted meetings of the three thematic sub-groups: security, humanitarian and political issues.