"The Chancellor (Merkel - ed.) and the President (Hollande - ed.) Raised the issue of the need to put pressure on the parties (to the conflict - ed.) due to the tense situation," the Parisian media quoted a source close to the French president.
According to the source, the leaders of France and Germany had a 45-minute talk with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, June 21 and stressed that the "progress is insufficient."