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 Poroshenko to Putin: Russia Must Prevent its Militants, Weapons, and Armored Vehicles from Getting through the Border

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Today President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conference regarding the implementation of the peace plan in the Donbas.

This is reported by the press service of the Presidential Administration, Censor.NET writes.

During a call, the Head of the Ukrainian State informed his counterparts that Ukraine is fully complying with its obligations under the peace plan in accordance with the decision of the European Council and adheres unilateral ceasefire prolonged until 10:00 p.m. June 30. The Ukrainian President also expressed concern and noted that during the recent days there have been regular violations of the ceasefire by the militants. Poroshenko stressed that refrain from using force must be adhered to by all parties.

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The President of Ukraine urged to observe the conditions of the peace plan to stop attacks on Ukrainian military bases and roadblocks, to release all hostages without any exceptions. Ukraine continues to insist on the return of control of all checkpoints to the State Border Service. Poroshenko also urged the Russian President to strengthen the Russian state border regime on its part and to stop the penetration of the militants and mercenaries and supplying them with weapons and armored vehicles.

Based on the results of the meeting, the President instructed the Chairman of the State Border Service of Ukraine to consult with the Russian Federal Border Service to provide a mechanism for effective monitoring of the Ukrainian-Russian border.

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The parties agreed to hold a telephone conversation in this format on June 30. In addition, it was agreed on the further work of the Tripartite Liaison Group in the near future. The first telephone conversation in the quadripartite format took place on June 25.

 
 
 
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