The head of Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Ukraine and possible imposition of new sanctions against Russia, informs referring to the White house.
in the night of Saturday the us leader also agreed on by telephone the situation in Ukraine with President of the French Republic Francois Hollande. The two leaders called on the Russian Federation to appeal to groups of separatists in the East of Ukraine to stop military operations ".
As can be seen from the statement of the White house, the U.S. leader agreed on the situation in Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel." They agreed that if Russia will not be able to take concrete steps to de-escalate the situation in the East of Ukraine, USA and the European Union will coordinate further steps (against Russia) ", - quotes Agency the White house. It is noted that the leaders of the USA, Germany and France welcomed the announcement of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on the ceasefire in the East of Ukraine and called on the Russian Federation to promote the disarmament of militias.
first Commissioner of the US administration said that the punishment is relatively Russia have the opportunity to be tightened, if it would not support Made Poroshenko plan for settlement of the situation.
on the last working day of the week the head of Ukraine issued the order to stop the fire for a week of all security units involved in special operations in the East of the country. He also showed a peace Plan on the settlement of the situation in the East of Ukraine. The plan consists of fifteen steps and provides security guarantees for all parties to the negotiations: the exemption from liability under the criminal code, those who have laid down their arms and have not committed serious crimes, as well as the release of the hostages.
Kyiv holds mid April special military operation to suppress the independence supporters in the East of Ukraine, do not recognise the legality of the new Ukrainian authorities after the February coup d'etat. In the Russian capital this special operation, which has already led to numerous casualties on both sides, called punitive and campaigning Kiev immediately to stop her.