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 Merkel, Hollande have list of 45 Ukrainian hostages held in Donbas, - Iryna Herashchenko

Presidential Administration Deputy Head Kostiantyn Yelisieiev has provided the list of 45 Ukrainian hostages to German chancellor and French president's respective offices.

Censor.NET reports referring to MP Iryna Herashchenko's Facebook page.

She stressed that Ukraine is asking Germany and France to step up efforts to liberate these people.

"Presidential adviser Yelisieiev has recently sent the list of 45 hostages whose whereabouts are known to the offices of the German chancellor and the French president, requesting them to intensify our joint efforts for their liberation from captivity," she wrote.

According to Herashchenko, during his conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Poroshenko emphasized the issue of the release of political prisoners in the Russian Federation and hostages in Ukraine's occupied territory.

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