Merkel urged Putin to influence the rebels in the Donbas

German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin urged him to influence the militants in the Ukrainian Donbass to stop the violence.

This told the press Secretary of the government of Germany in Berlin, Steffen Seibert, reports Reuters.

In addition, it is noted that Merkel and Putin expressed hope that the fighting in Eastern Ukraine will soon end.

«The Chancellor of Germany addressed to the President of the Russian Federation to use its influence on separatists… the German Chancellor and the Russian President agreed that there should be renewed efforts to secure a ceasefire and asked the foreign Ministers and their advisers to stay in close contact,» said Seibert.

Earlier, the Ukrainian media reported that German Chancellor Merkel has assured President Petro Poroshenko that will not allow any geopolitical agreements in Ukraine, which ignore the position of Kiev.




Merkel urged Putin to influence the rebels in the Donbas 07.02.2017

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