Poroshenko to discuss Donbass situation with Hollande and Merkel
YEREVAN, AUGUST 19, ARMENPRESS. Petro Oleksiyovych Poroshenko, Angela Dorothea Merkel and François Hollande will meet in Berlin, August 24 to dosiucc the situation in Donbass. Armenpress reports the abovesaid, referring to ukrainiancrisis.net.
“It’s disturbing. Military operations have to stop and weapons can be given ... Secondly, we need to achieve the proper conditions for elections in Donbass”, - quotes edition words of French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, reported by “Reuters”.
He also expressed hope that the meeting on 24 August will allow progress on both points.
At the same time a source of “Interfax-Ukraine” said that Poroshenko will go to Berlin in the afternoon, after all the activities related to the celebration of Independence Day.
The source said that the meeting discussed the issue of de-escalation of the situation in the Donbass, and increased shelling positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and controlled power Ukraine localities from militants.
According to the information, the negotiations the leaders of the three countries will be held on the initiative of the head of the Ukrainian state.
As you know, Germany, Ukraine and France intend to initiate negotiations with Russia on the issue of preventing further deterioration of the situation in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.