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 Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande, and Putin to meet in Normandy format in Minsk on Wednesday

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, President of France Francois Hollande, Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, and President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin will hold the Normandy format meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 11, in Minsk.

They reached progress in discussing a complex of measures to implement Minsk agreements in a phone conversation held on Feb. 8, Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the president of Ukraine.

"The sides discussed ways to ensure peaceful resolution of the situation in the Donbas in a Normandy format phone conference. They reached progress in discussing a complex of measures to implement Minsk agreements," the press service stated.

The sides agreed to hold expert consultation of Foreign Ministries' representatives in Berlin on Monday and the Trilateral Contact Group meeting on Tuesday with participation of representatives who signed the Minsk agreements.

Petro Poroshenko, Francois Hollande, Angela Merkel, and Vladimir Putin agreed to hold a meeting in the Normandy format on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 in Minsk, Belarus.

They also expect that their efforts during the Minsk meeting will "lead to immediate and unconditional bilateral cease-fire in the Donbas."

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