Germany's Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier said after the meeting of Normandy Four foreign ministers in Berlin, Censor.NET reports citing DW.
He stressed that "significant progress" had been made towards resolving the Ukrainian crisis, noting that the discussions had become less confrontational.
"Now it is all about holding and extending the ceasefire", he said.
According to Steinmeier, the participants of the meeting agreed to begin the process of demining as soon as possible.
Russia proposes to exchange Sentsov and Kolchenko for detained GRU commandoes
Foreign Ministers of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine expressed hope that the parties to the conflict will sign a specific agreement on the withdrawal of weapons from the line of contact next week.
Related materials: Occupied territories - Crimea and Donbas
Showdown between ‘LPR’ chieftains: armed persons capture fake republic’s ‘prosecutor general's office,’ arrest personnel, - journalist. PHOTOS+VIDEO(0)
"No more occupation! Russia wrestles away what we earned in Ukraine!" - Sevastopol entrepreneurs complain about pressure on business in Crimea. PHOTOS(0)