Leader Barack Obama in a telephone conversation with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel drew attention to the need for a ceasefire in Ukraine, said the White house.
"Was emphasized the urgent need for all signatories (Minsk agreement) implemented a cease-fire, according to the report of the White house on phone calls Obama, which was held separately.
Also Obama, Hillary Clinton and Merkel told about the concern "about the continuing violence in feature in Debaltsevo and around it" and agreed to stay in close contact in the near future. Also Obama has paid my respects Poroshenko to reaching agreement with the international monetary Fund, which involves the allocation of Ukraine optional 17, 5 billion dollars within the four-year lending program. Obama thanked Merkel for his efforts to resolve the conflict in Ukraine.